Alain Mabanckou makes Man Booker International Prize 2017 Longlist
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Alain Mabanckou makes Man Booker International Prize 2017 Longlist

Alain Mabanckou is on the Man Booker International Prize 2017 Longlist that has been announced today. The Man Booker International Prize is awarded every year for a single book, which is translated into English and published in the UK. Both novels and short-story collections are eligible. The work of translators is equally rewarded, with the […]

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Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Sika Fakambi win Prix Laure Bataillon

The Prix Laure Bataillon is an award that recognizes the best foreign work translated into French in a year. The winners of this year’s award are Nii Ayikwei Parkes for his book Tail of the Blue Bird (Notre Quelque Part) (our review here) and his translator Sika Fakambi. It was a brilliant year for Parkes […]