'Kairos' Wins 2024 International Booker Prize

The honors for Jenny Erpenbeck's novel, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann and published by New Directions, come with a £50,000 cash prize, which is split equally between the author and translator. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Kairos' Wins 2024 International Booker Prize

The honors for Jenny Erpenbeck's novel, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann and published by New Directions, come with a £50,000 cash prize, which is split equally between the author and translator. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2024 International Booker Prize.

Today, the International Booker Prize—which seeks to honor the best novels and short story collections in translation published in the UK and/or Ireland every year—announced its 2024 longlist. The 13 books on this year’s longlist were selected from 149 books published between May 1, 2023 and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-11 14:33:09 UTC ]
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In London, Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell Win the 2022 International Booker Prize

'Tomb of Sand' is the first novel translated from an Indian language to win the award. Shree and Rockwell split the International Booker's £50,000 purse. The post In London, Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell Win the 2022 International Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-26 21:30:55 UTC ]
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Faber releases International Booker Prize-winning novel in paperback early

Faber is releasing the new paperback edition of  Marieke Lucas Rijneveld's 2020 International Booker Prize-winning novel The Discomfort of Evening today (23rd September), five months earlier than scheduled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-22 14:54:22 UTC ]
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Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Translator Michele Hutchison, Win International Booker Prize

A book written in a child's voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family. The post Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Translator Michele Hutchison, Win International Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-26 16:17:28 UTC ]
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The First Arabic Novel to Win the International Booker Prize

Jokha Alharthi’s inventive multigenerational tale, “Celestial Bodies,” is also the first novel by an Omani woman to be translated into English. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-21 15:10:57 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman's Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award. The post Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-21 20:45:10 UTC ]
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Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

Judges praise the 13 finalists – all but two published by indie houses – for ‘enriching our idea of what fiction can do’The “finest works of translation from around the world” are almost exclusively published by independent presses – at least according to the Man Booker International prize,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize

British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar.' The post Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-15 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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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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American Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker International Prize

The judges of the Man International Booker Prize have done what recent Nobel Prize committees have refused to do: honor an American for "achievement in fiction on the world stage." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Is The Man Booker International Prize Not International Enough?

Does the Man Booker International Prize lose credibility by overlooking works in translation while favoring books originally written in English? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France’s Cécile Wajsbrot Wins the Tišma International Literary Prize

A prolific translator, novelist and essayist, the French-Jewish writer Cécile Wajsbrot wins Novi Sad's 2024 Tišma Prize. The post France’s Cécile Wajsbrot Wins the Tišma International Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-06-10 20:27:13 UTC ]
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Isabella Hammad Wins the 2024 Aspen Words Literary Prize

The US$35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize goes to Isabella Hammad, whose 'Enter Ghost' explores the Palestinian diaspora. The post Isabella Hammad Wins the 2024 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-26 13:34:35 UTC ]
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Six ‘implicitly optimistic’ novels make the International Booker prize shortlist

From books about disintegrating relationships and countries to a worker’s-eye view of Korea and a story of farmers in Brazil, the selected titles engage with current realities, say the judging panelKorean writer Hwang Sok-yong and German author Jenny Erpenbeck appear on this year’s International... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-09 13:00:09 UTC ]
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