New Booker prize nominees announced

The list of nominees have been announced for the brand-spanking new International Man Booker award, which is open to authors all over the world. The bi-annual award ,£60,000, is awarded to an author for their entire body of work, not just one book. It’s a strong list of 18 authors, including Margert Atwood, Stanislaw Lem, and Philip Roth.