‘Prophet Song,’ Irish author Paul Lynch’s fifth novel, is a study in contemporary literary intensity, winning the Booker Prize for Fiction.
Alongside our regular rights roundup, a look at two of this year’s Nobel winners, authors Jon Fosse and Narges Mohammadi.
With the winner’s announcement set for November 16, the Booker Prize for Fiction tonight has released its 2023 shortlist of six titles.
The 16 longlisted novels in the International Prize for Arabic Fiction this year include work from nine nations.
The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Translation releases its 2021 shortlist, which features five English translations from Arabic.
The 2021 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature reflects on his experience of being a refugee, and ‘the continuation of a colonial narrative.’
Industry Notes: The ITEF fellowships have seen almost 150 publishing pros visit Istanbul. And Elena Ferrante’s new title goes to PRH Audio.
Said by the jurors to ‘inspire questions about the destiny of the Arabic individual,’ six novels compete for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
Arabic-to-English translator Marilyn Booth tells us about the challenges and positive signals she sees for Arabic literature in translation to reach new readers.
Of 16 authors shortlisted for the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, seven have been honored in the award cycles of previous years.