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15.03.17
  The 13 longlisted books have been translated from 11 different languages, across Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East Read more...
20.12.16
The judges of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction are announced today, Tuesday 20 December. The panel, which will be chaired by Baroness Lola Young, consists of: literary critic, Lila Azam Zanganeh; the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novelist, Sarah Hall; the artist, Tom Phillips CBE RA; and the travel writer, Colin Thubron CBE. Read more...
25.10.16
The Sellout wins 2016 Man Booker Prize   Paul Beatty becomes first American writer to win prestigious prize Second consecutive win for independent publisher Oneworld   Read more...
13.09.16
Man Booker Prize announces 2016 shortlist #ManBooker2016 | #FinestFiction   Former shortlisted author Deborah Levy and debut novelist Ottessa Moshfegh make the list Read more...
27.07.16
Former double winner J.M. Coetzee makes the list Four debuts among the list of 13 novels Five UK and five US authors alongside three Commonwealth authors   Read more...
07.07.16
Download 160629 Man Booker International Prize 2017 judges announced FINAL.pdf #MBI2017 #FinestFiction   Read more...
16.05.16
  #MBI2016 #FinestFiction   Han Kang and Deborah Smith to share £50,000 prize Translator began learning Korean only 7 years ago Read more...
10.05.16
The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Longlist Announced - The list includes two Nobel Prize winners and two debut authors Read more...
10.05.16
#MBI2016 #FinestFiction Six shortlisted books in six languages  Four countries appear on the list for the first time Read more...
10.05.16
The volume sales of translated fiction books have grown by 96% since 2001 against a market which is falling overall Value of sales of translated fiction have risen from £8.9 million to £18.6 million between 2001 and 2015 Read more...
19.01.16
Diary Note Key dates of newly evolved prize Read more...
14.12.15
2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction: Judges announced  www.themanbookerprize.com | #FinestFiction   Read more...
13.10.15
A Brief History of Seven Killings wins 2015 Man Booker Prize    ·        First Jamaican to win the coveted prize ·        Winning novel inspired by real-life attempted murder of Bob Marley Read more...
15.09.15
Man Booker Prize announces 2015 shortlist #ManBooker2015 #FinestFiction First Jamaican-born author to be shortlisted One former nominee, Tom McCarthy, makes list Judges praise diversity of shortlist which includes one debut writer and a wide cultural heritage   Read more...
25.08.15
For release: 00.01 BST 25 August 2015 The Man Booker International Prize 2016 Translated Fiction at its Finest www.themanbookerprize.com Judging Panel Announced The judges for the newly configured 2016 Man Booker International Prize are announced today, 25 August, 2015.  Read more...
07.08.15
An evening with author Joanna Trollope at Middlesbrough Library Read more...
29.07.15
‘The ultimate prize to win in the English speaking world’ - JM Coetzee   Man Booker Prize announces 2015 longlist   #ManBooker2015 #FinestFiction   Wide-ranging international longlist including first Jamaican author Read more...
07.07.15
The Booker Prize Foundation today (7 July 2015) announces that the Man Booker International Prize is to evolve from 2016, to encourage more publishing and reading of quality fiction in translation.  Read more...