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And the Man Booker Prize goes to… Kazuo Ishiguro! Ishiguro's earlier novel The Remains of the Day won the Booker in 1989. Never Let Me Go was shortlisted for the Booker in 2005. (Source.)

Never Let Me Go is often compared to the movie The Island, but they're actually pretty different. Hint: in The Island there's a clone revolt. (Source.)

Could Judy Bridgewater be Judy Garland + Dee Dee Bridgewater? Well, no. But Judy Bridgewater does have some real life doppelgangers. (Source.)

Creepy as it may be, people have seriously considered cloning humans for transplant purposes. Yikes. (Source.)

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