Paul Beatty, first American writer to win the Man Booker Prize

Paul Beatty first American writer to win the Man Booker

This year’s most prestigious English-language literary award goes to the author of The Sellout, a ferociously ironic novel about the racial divides in Los Angeles. A small revolution for this distinction reserved until 2013 for British novelists. the Man booker prize was awarded Tuesday, October 25 in London to the African-American writer Paul beatty for … Read more

Worldwide scandal: millionaire award reveals that bestselling writer is actually three men

Worldwide scandal millionaire award reveals that bestselling writer is actually

A prize of one million euros and one of the great mysteries of Spanish literature solved: the Planet Awarda awarded last Friday to “The Beast”, the last work of the pseudonym Carmen Mola, behind which actually three male authors are hiding. The expected failure of the 70th edition The award, which this year became one … Read more

Writer David Grossman wins the Man Booker International Prize

Writer David Grossman wins the Man Booker International Prize

For his novel A Horse Walks Into A Bar), selected from among 126 competing titles, David Grossman won the Man Booker International Prize 2017 and pocketed, together with his translator Jessica Cohen, a check for 50,000 pounds sterling (56,800 euros). He received his award at a dinner at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. a … Read more

Omani writer Jokha Alharthi wins Man Booker International award

Omani writer Jokha Alharthi wins Man Booker International award

The Omani Jokha Alharthi won Tuesday May 21 in London the Man Booker International literary prize, which rewards a work translated into English, for “Celestial Bodies”, a novel described as “subtle”, “lyrical” and “deep” by the jury. For the first time since its inception in 2005, the Man Booker International has honored an author from … Read more

Zimbabwe: the strange week of the writer Tsitsi Dangarembga, selected for a literary grand prize then arrested

1634316208 Zimbabwe the strange week of the writer Tsitsi Dangarembga selected

Writer and committed. In a few days, the Zimbabwean Tsitsi Dangarembga will have tasted the consecration her peers dream of and the risks inherent in her positions. Her improbable week had started with the selection of her latest novel This Mournable Body for the British Booker Prize, one of the greatest literary prizes in the … Read more

David Diop, writer between two worlds

David Diop writer between two worlds

The Goncourt sometimes lack discernment. In 2018, they let go Soul brother, by David Diop. Whatever, their younger, more sagacious, give their votes to this revelation and David Diop wins the Goncourt of high school students. Since then, translations in sixteen countries have been piling up and international recognition has not ceased. In June 2021, … Read more

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