Man Booker Prize – shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2007 Man Booker Prize for Fiction has been announced. The titles are:

  • Darkmans by Nicola Barker (on order – CSU Library)
  • The Gathering by Anne Enright (on order)
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid (on order)
  • Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones (available – check Library catalogue for location details)
  • On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan (on order)
  • Animal’s People by Indra Sinha (on order)

Mister Pip by New Zealand author Lloyd Jones is the ‘hot’ favourite for the prize. The novel is published by Text Publishing, a Melbourne based publisher. The winner will be announced on 16 October.