International Booker Prize

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The International Booker Prize (formerly known as the Man Booker International Prize) is an international literary award hosted in the United Kingdom.[1] It was sponsored by the Man Group, from 2005 until 2015 the award was given every two years to a living author of any nationality for a piece of writing published in English or available in English translation.[2]

Winners[change | change source]

2005–2015[change | change source]

Year Author Country Translator Language
2005 Ismail Kadare Albania N/A Albanian
2007 Chinua Achebe Nigeria N/A English
2009 Alice Munro Canada N/A English
2011 Philip Roth USA N/A English
2013 Lydia Davis USA N/A English
2015 László Krasznahorkai Hungary George Szirtes and Ottilie Mulzet Hungarian

2016–present[change | change source]

Year Author Country Translator Country Work Language
2016 Han Kang South Korea Deborah Smith United Kingdom The Vegetarian
2017 David Grossman Israel Jessica Cohen Israel/UK/US A Horse Walks Into a Bar
(סוס אחד נכנס לבר‎)
2018 Olga Tokarczuk Poland Jennifer Croft United States Flights
2019 Jokha al-Harthi Oman Marilyn Booth United States Celestial Bodies
(سـيّـدات الـقـمـر، روايـة)
2020 Marieke Lucas Rijneveld Netherlands Michele Hutchison United Kingdom The Discomfort of Evening
(De avond is ongemak)
2021 David Diop France Anna Moschovakis United States At Night All Blood Is Black
(Frère d'âme)
2022[3] Geetanjali Shree India Daisy Rockwell United States Tomb of Sand
(रेत समाधि)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Readers debate world Booker prize". BBC News. 20 December 2004. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  2. Crerar, Simon (27 May 2009). "Alice Munro announced as Man Booker International Prize winner". The Times. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  3. "The 2022 International Booker Prize". Booker Prize Foundation. Retrieved 28 May 2022.