The Man Booker Prize shortlist has been announced. This prize commemorates works of fiction from the British Commonwealth and Ireland; the winner of the 2011 Booker Prize will be announced October 18th.
We’ve compiled some links for those interested in learning more about these authors (two of them debut novelists) and their works. All of the titles on the shortlist are held by the University Library system:
- Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending
- Carol Birch, Jamrach’s Menagerie
- Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers
- Esi Edugyan, Half Blood Blues
- Stephen Kelman, Pigeon English
- A.D. Miller, Snowdrops
Last, you might like to read about past winners of the Booker Prize at the Prize’s homepage.