Man Booker International Prize - updates

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Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International Prize

May 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Polish novelist and translator Jennifer Croft win for the book 'Flights'

Israel's David Grossman wins Man Booker International Prize

Jun 15, 2017 - 10:38 AM

David shares the prize with US translator Jessica Cohen

US translator Jessica Cohen (L) and Israeli author David Grossman (R) pose for a photograph with his book A Horse Walks Into a Bar at the shortlist photocall for the Man Booker International Prize at St James' Church in London on June 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel Leal-Olivas

First South Korean wins Man Booker International Prize

May 17, 2016 - 11:25 PM

Author Han Kang is splitting her prize money with her translator who only taught herself Korean 3 years before

FIRST SOUTH KOREAN WINNER. Author Han Kang from South Korea poses for photographs after being announced the winner of the 'Man Booker International Prize 2016' with the fiction novel 'The Vegetarian.' Photo by Hannah McKay/EPA

Meet the Indonesian author being compared to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Apr 13, 2016 - 4:27 PM

Will Eka Kurniawan win the prestigious Man Booker award?

INTERNATIONAL ACCLAIM. Eka Kurniawan has already been compared to literary heavyweights Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Haruki Marukami. Photo by AFP

Hungarian author wins British literary prize

May 20, 2015 - 1:01 PM

Laszlo Krasznahorkai says he hopes the prize will allow him to access a wider audience