Man Booker International 2017 longlist

News - Prizes Thursday, 16 March 2017

Thirteen titles in contention for £50,000 prize


The longlist for the Man Booker International Prize has been announced. The Prize is worth £50,000, divided between author and translator.

Mathias Enard, trans Charlotte Mandell, Compass (France) (Fitzcarraldo Editions)
Wioletta Greg, trans Eliza Marciniak, Swallowing Mercury (Poland) (Portobello)
David Grossman, trans Jessica Cohen, A Horse Walks Into a Bar (Israel) (Cape)
Stefan Hertmans, trans David McKay, War and Turpentine (Belgium) (Harvill Secker)
Roy Jacobsen, trans Don Bartlett, The Unseen (Norway) (MacLehose)
Ismail Kadare, trans John Hodgson, The Traitor's Niche (Albania) (Harvill Secker)
Jon Kalman Stefansson, trans Phil Roughton, Fish Have No Feet (Iceland) (MacLehose)
Yan Lianke, trans Carlos Rojas, The Explosion Chronicles (China) (Chatto)
Alain Mabanckou, trans Helen Stevenson, Black Moses (France) (Serpent's Tail)
Clemens Meyer, trans Katy Derbyshire, Bricks and Mortar (Germany) (Fitzcarraldo)
Dorthe Nors, trans Misha Hoekstra, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal (Denmark) (Pushkin Press)
Amos Oz, trans Nicholas de Lange, Judas (Israel) (Chatto)
Samanta Schweblin, trans Megan McDowell, Fever Dream (Argentina) (Oneworld)

The shortlist will be announced on 20 April, and the winner will be announced on 14 June at a dinner at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

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