The 2018 Man Booker International Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize has been announced (see here). 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.

Vernon Subutex 1, by Virginie Despentes, translated from the French by Frank Wynne
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The White Book, by Han Kang, translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith
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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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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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Judges:

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