Man Booker International 2015 finalists announced
The finalists for the 2015 Man Booker International Prize have been announced. In the running for this year’s prize, worth £60,000 (approximately A$113,076) are César Aira (Argentina), Hoda Barakat (Lebanon), Maryse Condé (Guadeloupe), Mia Couto (Mozambique), Amitav Ghosh (India), Fanny Howe (United States of America), Ibrahim al-Koni (Libya), László Krasznahorkai (Hungary), Alain Mabanckou (Republic of Congo) and Marlene van Niekerk (South Africa). The Man Booker International Prize is presented biennially to a living author who has published fiction either originally in English or whose work is generally available in translation in the English language. The 2013 winner was US short-story author Lydia Davis. This year’s winner will be announced on 19 May in London. For more information about each of the finalists, visit the Man Booker Prize website here.
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