Murakami shortlisted for Indie Foreign Fiction Prize

Authors Haruki Murakami, Erwin Mortier and Daniel Kehlmann have made the shortlist for the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Also shortlisted for the £10,000 award are two writers whose work has been translated from Spanish into English for the first time: Tomás González and Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel.  Now in its 25th year, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize is managed by reading charity Book Trust and sets out to honour contemporary fiction in translation. The £10,000 prize money is divided equally between author and translator.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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