Man Booker International prize 2019

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Broadening horizons: the best new fiction in translation
From a Japanese masterpiece to a gothic horror set in Baghdad … which novels to read following the Man Booker International prize

Marta Bausells

22, May, 2019 @5:30 PM

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Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies
First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has won

Alison Flood

21, May, 2019 @8:38 PM

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Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi review – love and loss in Oman
This family saga is the first novel from the Gulf to be shortlisted for the Man Booker International prize

Jane Housham

02, May, 2019 @9:30 AM

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Man Booker International shortlist dominated by female authors and translators
Six-book shortlist includes last year’s winner Olga Tokarczuk, Annie Ernaux and Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Sian Cain

09, Apr, 2019 @6:30 PM

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Annie Ernaux: ‘I was so ashamed for Catherine Deneuve…’
The French writer on her singular memoir being longlisted for the Man Booker international prize and why #MeToo has her backing

Kim Willsher

06, Apr, 2019 @5:00 PM

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The Pine Islands by Marion Poschmann review – in the footsteps of Bashō
The droll, beguiling story about a lecturer’s journey across Japan has been longlisted for the Man Booker International prize

John Self

21, Mar, 2019 @9:00 AM

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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’

Alison Flood

13, Mar, 2019 @12:01 AM

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