Philip Roth Favorite to Win Man Booker Prize

April 29, 2011

Paddy Power, Ireland’s largest bookmaker, lists Philip Roth as the favorite to win the 2011 Man Booker International Prize.  Odds on the outright winner of the prize include:


Philip Roth (US) – 7/2
Juan Goytisolo (Spain) – 9/2
Rohinton Mistry (Indonesia/Canada) – 9/2
James Kelman (UK) – 5/1
Philip Pullman (UK) – 6/1
Amin Maalouf (Lebanon) – 8/1
Wang Anyi (China), David Malouf (Australia), Su Tong (China) – 10/1
Anne Tyler (USA), Marilynne Robinson (USA) – 14/1
John Le Carre (UK), Dacia Maraini (Italy) – 16/1


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