Is the list of finalists for the Folio Prize a sign of Booker prizes to come?

Five of the eight shortlisted works for the £40,000 Folio prize are by Americans, Amity Gaige for Schroder and Sergio De La Pava for A Naked Singularity – both debut novels – Rachel Kushner for The Flame Throwers,  George Saunders for his story collection Tenth of December and Kent Haruf for BenedictionCould this be a pointer to the Booker prize now American authors can enter?

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