The 2018 Man Booker International Prize Longlist

Earlier today the longlist for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize was announced. I’ve read a couple of them and have others on my list. Over at The Mookse and the Gripes Goodreads group, there is already a good amount of discussion (here), so I recommend checking the list out and joining in that conversation.

The Seventh Function of Language, by Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor
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The Imposter, by Javier Cercas, translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne
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Vernon Subutex 1, by Virginie Despentes, translated from the French by Frank Wynne
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Go, Went, Gone, by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky
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The White Book, by Han Kang, translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith
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Die, My Love, by Ariana Harwicz, translated from the Spanish by Sarah Moses & Carolina Orloff
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The World Goes On, by László Krasznahorkai, translated from the Hungarian by John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet & George Szirtes
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Like a Fading Shadow, by Antonio Muños Molina, translated from the Spanish by Camilo A. Ramirez
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The Flying Mountain, by Christoph Ransmayr, translated from the German by Simon Pare
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Frankenstein in Baghdad, by Ahmed Saadawi, translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright
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Flights, by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft
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The Stolen Bicycle, by Wu Ming-Yi, translated from the Chinese by Darryl Sterk
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The Dinner Guest, by Gabriela Ybarra, translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer
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Judges:

  • Lisa Appignanesi OBE (Chair)
  • Michael Hofmann
  • Hari Kunzru
  • Tim Martin
  • Helen Oyeyemi
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