Blog: Shortlist for the 2012 Man Booker Prize

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Six books have been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize from a longlist of twelve. Each author must be a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.

The winner of the 2012 prize will be announced at a dinner at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday 16 October, in a ceremony covered by the BBC. Each of the six shortlisted writers is awarded £2,500 and a specially commissioned beautifully handbound edition of his/her book. The winner receives a further £50,000.

  • Book:The Garden of Evening Mists
  • Book:Swimming Home
  • Book:Bring Up the Bodies
  • Book:The Lighthouse (Alison Moore)
  • Book:Umbrella (Will Self)
  • Book:Narcopolis (Jeet Thayil)

Source: www.TheManBookerPrize.com

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