Man Booker International Prize shortlist announced | Books+PublishingWe have mesmeric meditations, raucous, sexy, state- of- the- nation stories, haunting sparseness and sprawling tales; enigmatic cabinets of curiosity, and daring acts of imaginative projection — all this plus sparkling encounters with prose in translation. She added: "We were sorry to have shed so much of our longlist talent, but this is a shortlist to read and re-read. Novels from France, Spain, Hungary and Poland are also on the list. The prize is a counterpart to the Man Booker Prize for English-language novels and is open to books published in any language that have been translated into English. A week later, sales of the book increased by 1, per cent, resulting in Penguin having to reprint it 10 times because of consumer demand.
Man Booker International Prize 2018 shortlist announced
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Man Booker International Prize 2019 shortlist announced
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The Man Booker International Prize today, Thursday 12 April, reveals the shortlist of six books in contention for the prize, which celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world. The translators are all at the forefront of their craft, with John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet and George Szirtes a well-established team for Krasznahorkai and Deborah Smith translating every work by Han Kang. Frank Wynne comes through with his French translation, having also been longlisted for a translation from Spanish. We have mesmeric meditations, raucous, sexy, state- of- the- nation stories, haunting sparseness and sprawling tales; enigmatic cabinets of curiosity, and daring acts of imaginative projection — all this plus sparkling encounters with prose in translation. We were sorry to have shed so much of our longlist talent, but this is a shortlist to read and re-read. The longlist was selected by a panel of five judges, chaired by Lisa Appignanesi OBE, author and cultural commentator, and consisting of; Michael Hofmann, poet, reviewer and translator from German; Hari Kunzru, author of five novels including The Impressionist and White Tears ; Tim Martin, journalist and literary critic, and Helen Oyeyemi, author of novels, plays and short stories including The Icarus Girl.