06/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Marilynne Robinsin, Zoe Heller On Shortlist For World's Most Lucrative Literary Prize

The UK author, whose other works include Notes on a Scandal, is on the eight-strong list with The Believers.

British writers Ross Raisin and Robert Edric are also nominated along with Irishman Joseph O'Neill.

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