Barnes, Ishiguro and Smith make Booker shortlist

<p>Julian Barnes, Kazuo Ishiguro and Zadie Smith have all made the Man Booker Prize shortlist, but early favourite Ian McEwan and fellow former winners Salman Rushdie and J M Coetzee have not made the cut. The shortlist is completed by John Banville, Ali Smith and Sebastian Barry. Independent publisher Faber has two titles on the shortlist. Penguin's Hamish Hamilton imprint also has two.</p><p>The shortlist was announced by the chair of judges, John Sutherland, at a press conference at the Man Group offices in London today (Thursday 8th September).</p><p>The six shortlisted books were chose...

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