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The Man Booker International Prize 2016

The Man Booker International Prize has revealed the shortlist of six books in contention for the 2016 Prize, celebrating the finest in global fiction. Each shortlisted author and translator will receive £1,000, while the £50,000 prize will be divided equally between the author and the translator of the winning entry. Click here to find out more about the prize, and click on the titles or covers below for more on each of the shortlisted titles.

The 2016 Man Booker International Shortlist 

Title, Author (nationality) Translator (nationality)

A General Theory of Oblivion, José Eduardo Agualusa (Angola), Daniel Hahn (UK)

The Story of the Lost Child, Elena Ferrante (Italy), Ann Goldstein (USA)

The Vegetarian, Han Kang (South Korea), Deborah Smith (UK)

A Strangeness in My Mind, Orhan Pamuk (Turkey), Ekin Oklap (Turkey)

A Whole Life, Robert Seethaler (Austria), Charlotte Collins (UK)

The Four Books, Yan Lianke  (China), Carlos Rojas (USA)


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