#man booker international prize

Publishing news tagged with #man booker international prize

Page 1 of 1 pages


Advice to the New Guard: A Conversation with Translator Jessica Cohen by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Since 2003, Jessica Cohen has published over twenty books translated from Hebrew to English. Among other honors, she shared the 2017 Man Booker International Prize with author David Grossman for her translation of Grossman’s A Horse Walks... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-11-20 16:36:29 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #man booker international prize #literary agent #memoir #social justice #increase awareness


Beyond Jokha al-Harthi: Women Writers from the Gulf

When Jokha al-Harthi and Marilyn Booth won the Man Booker International Prize last year, for Booth’s translation of Sayyidat al-Qamr (Celestial Bodies), many hurried to note that al-Harthi was the “first Omani woman writer” to have a book in English translation.While true, this may give the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-19 10:26:57 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #man booker international prize #picture book #bookstore #first novel #london book fair #salha obaid


World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2019, by Michelle Johnson

News and Events Michelle Johnson In 2019 WLT continued publishing fiction, poems, interviews, and essays in translation—publishing more than 50 pieces from languages ranging from Albanian to Zoque—along with pieces by translators about their work. In... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-12-10 14:32:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #national book award #man booker international prize #science fiction #guzel yakhina


Why All Americans Should Read “Celestial Bodies”

Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi won the Man Booker International Prize this year for its beautifully rendered portrayal of a family’s tangled history in the village of al-Awafi in Oman. The novel was the first book translated from Arabic to win the prize, and more surprisingly, it was the... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-26 11:59:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #man booker international prize #first novel #electric literature #book translated #celestial bodies