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2011 Man Booker Shortlist Announced!

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In addition to Canadian prize announcements, today also marks the release of the 2011 Man Booker Prize shortlist. The international prize is one of the most coveted for English language writing.

Two of the six entries (The Sisters Brothers and Half Blood Blues) are Canadian-authored. Toronto-based House of Anansi Press also published Pigeon English as part of the Anansi International imprint.

The 2011 shortlisted authors are:

  • Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending (Jonathan Cape/Random House)
  • Carol Birch Jamrach’s Menagerie (Canongate Books)
  • Patrick deWitt The Sisters Brothers (Granta)
  • Esi Edugyan Half Blood Blues (Serpent’s Tail)
  • Stephen Kelman Pigeon English (Bloomsbury)
  • A.D. Miller Snowdrops (Atlantic)
  • Congratulations to all the finalists. The winner will be announced on October 18, 2011. Stay tuned to Open Book for more exciting awards season news!

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