Thank you, thank you, thank you for the detailed listing of the books eligible for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction (in the Nov/Dec 2006 issue). As much as I love our American books, I like to read the Booker-prize nominees as well. I am so surprised that I was able to buy THE Sea here; with a few exceptions (P. D. James, Ruth Rendell, etc.) I have to browse elsewhere for an international selection.
We were frustrated that we had to send the...