Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist

Independent publishers Fitzcarraldo Editions, Sandstone Press, Serpent's Tail, and And Other Stories are represented in this year's Man Booker International Prize shortlist for work in translation. The post Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie presses dominate Man Booker International longlist

A book from South Korean author Han Kang and translator Deborah Smith has made the 13-strong longlist of titles competing for the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize International Announces 2018 Longlist

The Man Booker International Prize, awarded annually to the best in translated fiction, announced the longlist of 13 novels vying for the 2018 award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers call on Man Booker prize to drop American authors

A letter from 30 industry figures is urging the award to reverse 2014’s inclusion of US authors, in order to avoid a ‘homogenised literary future’Tensions over the decision to allow US authors to enter the Man Booker prize have flared up yet again, with 30 publishers signing a letter urging the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kiwi author Joy Cowley shortlisted for top international children's book award

New Zealand author Joy Cowley has been shortlisted for the highest international distinction given to the creators of children's books. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize-winning translator helps launch Shared Reading in Doncaster

Man Booker International Prize-winning translator and publisher Deborah Smith is to support national charity The Reader by match-funding donations to the total value of £5,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize shortlist includes some surprises

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize, considered one of the most prestigious fiction awards in the world, was revealed Wednesday. Three American authors made the cut from the longlist: George Saunders, for “Lincoln in the Bardo”; Paul Auster, for his novel “4 3 2 1”; and Emily Fridlund for... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist Announced

The Man Booker Prize has announced its shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and it includes books by Paul Auster and George Saunders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Horse Walks Into a Bar and wins Man Booker International Prize

Israeli writer David Grossman's A Horse Walks Into a Bar, translated by Jessica Cohen and published by Jonathan Cape, has won this year's Man Booker International Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kadare, Oz and Mabanckou on Man Booker International longlist

Novels by Ismail Kadare, Amos Oz and Alain Mabanckou are included on the 13-strong longlist for the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amos Oz and Ismail Kadare named on Man Booker international prize longlist

Oz’s first novel in a decade joins Kadare’s gruesome Ottoman tale in ‘ferociously intelligent’ selection – but one with very few womenA Chinese satire of communism, a retelling of the Robin Hood myth set in the Republic of Congo and a coming-of-age tale in a still-divided Jerusalem are among 13... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julian Barnes: opening up Man Booker to US authors is 'daft'

Julian Barnes has reignited the debate over the Man Booker Prize rule changes, calling the decision to allow American authors to compete "straightforwardly daft". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Beatty: First American author to win Man Booker Prize

Paul Beatty's book 'Sellout' tells the story of an African-American who attempts to bring back segregation and slavery. The novel had previously won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize 2016 - shortlist extracts

Get a taster of this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist with extracts from each of the six books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beatty, Levy, Burnet, Moshfegh, Szalay, Thien shortlisted for Man Booker

Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien have been shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beatty, Moshfegh Make Man Booker Shortlist

Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay, and Madeleine Thien have been named to the shortlist for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK’s Man Booker Prize Shortlist of Six Titles Is Announced

The Man Booker Prize shortlist of six titles is out today (September 13). In October, Frankfurt Book Fair will have three events in recognition of the prize's international influence. The post UK’s Man Booker Prize Shortlist of Six Titles Is Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holgate: inclusion of US authors 'disastrous' for Man Booker

Sunday Times literary editor Andrew Holgate has reignited the debate about the recent eligibility rule changes for the Man Booker Prize, saying that making US authors eligible for the Man Booker - which unlike some critics of the move he had been "excited" about when it was first mooted -  has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barley to chair judges for Man Booker International Prize

Edinburgh International Book Festival director Nick Barley is chairing the judging panel for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Han and Smith win £50,000 Man Booker International prize

The winner of the "newly evolved" Man Booker International Prize 2016 is The Vegetarian by South Korean author Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith (Portobello Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Questioning Gender Ratio in the Man Booker International Longlist

With 13 titles longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction translated into English, some question the gender balance on the list. The post Questioning Gender Ratio in the Man Booker International Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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