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Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

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Online Only, posted 9.08.05

Six authors were recently shortlisted for the 2005 Booker Prize. The prize, sponsored by the Man Group investment company, is given for the best novel of the year by a citizen of the British Commonwealth or Ireland. The winner, to be announced on October 10, will receive £50,000 (approximately $91,950).

The finalists are John Banville for The Sea ( Picador), Julian Barnes for Arthur & George (Jonathan Cape), Sebastian Barry for A Long for Long Way (Faber & Faber), Kazuo Ishiguro for Never Let Me Go (Faber & Faber), Ali Smith for The Accidental (Hamish Hamilton), and Zadie Smith for On Beauty (Hamish Hamilton).

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