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Is your book club desperate for its next read? Why not try one of the 2008 Man Booker Prize Nominees? On this list, we've ranked from best to worst by your votes. The Man Booker Prize is a literary award presented to the best English language novels published in the UK in a given year. The 2008 Man Booker prize nominees list includes a diverse assortment of quality literature, all deserving of the honor.  Which books will you find on this list of 2008 Man Booker nominees?

Of course the 2008 winner, The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga, appears near the top of the list. The novel examines the life of Balram Halwai through a series of letters about his poor upbringing and later entrepreneurial success. The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry was on the 2008 Man Booker nominee long list, as well.

The Clothes on Their Backs and Sea of Poppies also appear on this list of 2008 Man Booker prize nominees. The Enchantress of Florence, by the legendary author Salman Rushdie is another example of a nominee for the 2008 Man Booker prize.

Which novel on this list of 2008 Man Booker prize nominees is your favorite? Vote up the best books and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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The Enchantress of Florence is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008

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The White Tiger: A Novel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
The White Tiger: A Novel Aravind Adiga

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Sea of Poppies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
Sea of Poppies Amitav Ghosh

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Child 44 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
Child 44 Tom Rob Smith

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From A to X is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
From A to X John Berger

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The Northern Clemency is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
The Northern Clemency Philip Hensher

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The Secret Scripture is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
The Secret Scripture Sebastian Barry

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A Case of Exploding Mangoes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008

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The Clothes On Their Backs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008

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Netherland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
Netherland Joseph O'Neill

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A Fraction of the Whole is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008

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Girl in a Blue Dress is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
Girl in a Blue Dress Gaynor Arnold

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The Lost Dog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Man Booker Prize Nominees 2008
The Lost Dog Michelle de Kretser