U.K. bookmaker already listing Booker odds for McEwan’s latest

Ian McEwan’s Saturday has already been listed by Ladbrokes “to win this year’s Man Booker Prize at odds of 4-1 – even though the shortlist is not announced until September. The U.K. Telegraph notes that “[t]he bookies’ early confidence is surprising because authors such as Salman Rushdie and Zadie Smith have new novels out this year.”

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