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The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Shortlist Announced

The Man Booker International Prize has revealed the shortlist of six books in contention for the 2016 Prize, celebrating the finest in global fiction.

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A country lost, a prize won

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction has been won. Rabai al-Madhoun was awarded the $50,000 prize at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi for his novel Destinies: Concerto of the Holocaust and the Nakba. The book is a highly-charged story for a prize that is popularly known as the Arabic Booker, since it is supported by the Booker Prize Foundation. more »

Why is the Man Booker International Prize like a duck?

At the announcement of the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize on Thursday, the prize's director, Fiammetta Rocco, summed up its raison d'être perfectly: ‘If you believe that what unites us is stronger than what divides us, then this is the prize for you.’ It seemed to those gathered in the elegant surroundings of the Orangery at Kensington Palace a nice way of cutting through the flummery and chaff to state why books – and this prize – matter. more »


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