Eduardo Lerro wins the Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship for 2016-17
At a spectacular formal soirée under the great dome of London's Victoria and Albert Museum last night, Boyd Tonkin awarded the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for Fiction to The Vegetarian by Korean author Han Kang, translated by the amazing Deborah Smith.
David Bellos was in London last week to help reduce the long list of thirteen contenders to six finalists for the only major literary prize that rewards translators and authors equally. The short list was announced today and can be read here...
The first long leg of David Bellos’s marathon read-in has now reached an end with the release today of the long list for the Man Booker International Prize for Fiction.