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Man Booker International Prize – Summer Reading for you!

31 May 2018

Since 2016, The Man Booker International Prize celebrates the best fiction in English translation to a single book.  The award is open to all nationalities, and the £50,000 cash prize is shared equally between the author and translator.  This year’s prize is awarded May 22, 2018.

Check out a shortlisted title from 2016, 2017 and 2018 – or enjoy one of the winners:

2018: Olga Tokarczuk (Poland), Flights (translator Jennifer Croft)
2017: David Grossman (Israel), A Horse walks into a Bar (translator Jessica Cohen).
2016: Han Kang (S. Korea), The Vegetarian (translator Deborah Smith)

No. Title / Author
2018 Shortlist 
1 Flights / Olga Tokarczuk - Man Booker International Prize Winner

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection   Level 2   PG7179.O37 B5413 2017

2

The World Goes On / László Krasznahorkai

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection   Level 2   PH3281.K8866 A2 2017

3

Frankenstein in Baghdad / Ahmed Saadawi

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection   Level 2   PJ7962.A293 F7313 2018

4

The White Book / Han Kang

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection   Level 2   PL992.26.K36 H8413 2018

5

Vernon Subutex 1 / Virginie Despentes

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection   Level 2   PQ2664.E7895 V4713 2017

6

Like a Fading Shadow / Antonio Muñoz Molina

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection   Level 2   PQ6663.U4795 C6613 2017

2017 Shortlist
7

A Horse Walks into a Bar / David Grossman - Man Booker International Prize Winner

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection   Level 2   PJ5054.G728 S8813 2017 2017

8

Judas / Amos Oz

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PJ5054.O9 B4713 2017

9

Compas / Mathias Enard

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection   Level 2   PQ2705.N273 B6813 2017

10

Fever Dream / Samanta Schweblin

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PQ7798.29.C5388 N8313 2018 

11

Mirror, shoulder, signal / Dorthe Nors

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PT8177.24.O77 M5713 2017 

12

The Unseen / Roy Jacobsen

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PT8951.2.A385 U7813 2017

2016 Shortlist
13

The Vegetarian / Han Kang - Man Booker International Prize Winner

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PL992.26.K36 C4313 2016 2016

14

The Strangeness in My Mind / Orhan Pamuk

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PL248.P34 K3513 2016

15

The Four Books / Yan Lianke

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PL2925.L54 S5713 2015

16

The Story of the Lost Child / Elena Ferrante

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PQ4866.E6345 S77513 2015

17

A General Theory of Oblivion / José Eduardo Agualusa

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PQ9929.A39 T4713 2015

18

A Whole Life / Robert Seethaler

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PT2721.E48 G3613 2017

To find out more, please visit The Man Booker International Prize website.

Last updated on 31 May 2018 .