The Scottish-American winner of the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction writes in Broad Scots and says he’s fascinated with translators’ work.
One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for ‘Shuggie Bain,’ also a National Book Award finalist.
Produced in partnership with the BBC, the Booker Prize for Fiction winner-announcement ceremony will be streamed on November 19 and feature several star speakers.
The six-title Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist carries forward four of the eight debuts that were included in its late-July longlist.
A book written in a child’s voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family.
The Booker Prize longlist of 13 authors includes work from four independent houses–Canongate, Daunt Books Publishing, Faber & Faber, and Oneworld.
The world booksellers organization in Belgium states its support for shops burned in Minneapolis, and the International Booker delays its prize date.
Frankfurter Buchmesse opens Frankfurt Audio submissions and the UK’s International Booker Prize postpones its winner announcement.
The original languages of the novels shortlisted for the International Booker Prize are Spanish, German, Dutch, Farsi, and Japanese.
The longlist of 13 titles for the International Booker includes translations from Afrikaans, Farsi, Spanish, Norwegian, German, French, Japanese, and Dutch.