The Man Booker International Shortlist 2018

Published: 13-Apr-2018

On Thursday 12 April The Man Booker International Prize revealed, the shortlist of six books in contention for the 2018 prize, which celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world. The £50,000 prize for the winning book will be divided equally between its author and translator.

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The 2018 Shortlist:

cover vernon subutex cover the white book cover the world goes on cover Like A Fading Shadow cover frankenstein in baghdad cover flights






Author (country/territory), Translator, Title, (imprint)                   

  • Virginie Despentes (France), Frank Wynne, Vernon Subutex 1 (MacLehose Press)
  • Han Kang (South Korea), Deborah Smith, The White Book (Portobello Books)
  • László Krasznahorkai (Hungary), John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet & George Szirtes, The World Goes On (Tuskar Rock Press)
  • Antonio Muñoz Molina (Spain), Camilo A. Ramirez, Like a Fading Shadow (Tuskar Rock Press)
  • Ahmed Saadawi (Iraq), Jonathan Wright, Frankenstein in Baghdad (Oneworld)
  • Olga Tokarczuk (Poland), Jennifer Croft, Flights (Fitzcarraldo Editions)