The Northern Clemency, Philip Hensher’s stunning new novel about ordinary men and women whose lives are profoundly shaped by the subtleties of history, is short-listed for the 2008 Man Booker Prize.  The winner will be announced October 14, 2008.  Because of this, Knopf is moving this book up from the spring 09 season.  The new on sale date is November 11, 2008. 

  • The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher
  • On sale: November 11, 2008
  • First printing 40,000
  • Knopf Hardcover: 608 pages/ISBN: 978-14000-4448-1/$26.95 ($32.00C)

(By the way, we’ll be torn, another great RH, inc book was also short-listed: Steve Toltz’s A Fraction of the Whole)

–Jen

Drop-In Alert: The Northern Clemency

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