"We occasionally felt that inside the book we read was a better one - sometimes a thinner one - wildly signalling to be let out", said Kwame Anthony Appiah, chairman of the judges.
Others chosen for the Man Booker short list include two first novels: United Kingdom poet Robin Robertson's verse novel "The Long Take" and "Everything Under" by British writer Daisy Johnson. "In each of them the language takes centre stage".
Calgary-born novelist Esi Edugyan's "Washington Black" has been named as a finalist for the Man Booker Prize for fiction.
Captain Marvel star Brie Larson hits back at sexist trolls
Brie Larson's response to the trolls who think Captain Marvel should "smile more" is truly one of the best things I've ever seen. The official trailer for the upcoming Captain Marvel movie finally dropped on Tuesday after months of anticipation.
Jack Ma: 'No way' to one million USA jobs
The economic situation is not good, and that could last for a long time, Ma said at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin. He will hand over the keys of Asia's most valuable company to Alibaba chief executive Daniel Zhang Yong.
On the novel, one of the judges, Val McDermid, said in the announcement of the shortlist that "the single word that sums up this beautifully written debut novel is "fluidity". From Ireland to California, in Barbados and the Arctic, they inhabit worlds that not everyone will have been to, but which we can all be enriched by getting to know. "But there are also in each of them moments of hope". The prize went to English writer Julian Barnes' novel "The Sense of an Ending". The Man Booker Prize judges feel your pain.
The judges responded to the inclusion of non-UK authors with chair Appiah saying they "do not check writers" passports' but simply read the books. "Man Group is proud to support such a prestigious award and I would like to congratulate this exceptional group of authors".
The victor of the 50,000 pound (C$85,500) prize will be announced on October 16 during a black-tie dinner at London's Guildhall.
The shortlisted authors each receive 2,500 pounds and a specially-bound edition of their book. The victor receives a further £50,000. Its list of winners includes numerous giants of the last four decades, including Indian-origin writers such as Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy and Aravind Adiga.
Fisher now shares the clubhouse lead with Lucas Herbert, who shot a second-round 4-under 67, but golfers are still on the course. It's very different to two years ago when I had to fight to keep my card.
Biden, who chaired the Thomas hearing and is considering running for president, said he regrets the way Hill was treated. Trump, steering clear of criticizing Ford on the advice of aides, predicted Kavanaugh will ultimately be confirmed.
About 20,000 pigs were moved to other states, other parts of North Carolina or to the market, the Pork Council's Curliss said. In some areas, it will by days or weeks before the floodwaters fully recede and the landscape returns to normal.
Dipikar Kakar, Kriti Verma and Roshmi Banik have to impress the king and in return they will get a rose from the king. Jodis made a decision to nominate Roshmi Banik and Kriti Verma but Saba and Somi Khan disagree with them.
Europe has the highest per person alcohol consumption in the world, even though it has dropped by around 10 per cent since 2010. Worldwide, 45% of alcohol is consumed as spirits, followed by beer (34%) then wine (12%).
La semaine dernière, lors d'une cérémonie avec le président indonésien Joko Widodo, il était apparu particulièrement affaibli. Au-delà de ses obligations cérémonielles, Tran Dai Quang était l'un des hommes clés du régime autoritaire.
Although neither the gnats or the spiders are risky to humans, CNN predicts getting rid of the webs will require a lot of dusting. The video, posted on YouTube by Giannis Giannakopoulos , shows a beach in the town of Aitoliko covered in webs almost 300m long.
Scientists identify earliest known animal 558 mn years ago
Previously, the oldest macroscopic animal in the geological record was the mollusc-like Kimberella from 555 million years ago. Finding this particular specimen was a grueling task, said Ilya Bobrovskiy , co-author of the paper and a PhD student at ANU.