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The Man Booker weekly round up... Happiness is a #MBI2018 win #FinestFiction https://t.co/ITLHnA2Ij4 https://t.co/DeimKz4sjnDon’t miss our Facebook livestream announcement of the Golden Man Booker shortlist tomorrow from 6pm BST, live from… https://t.co/UbXpbdvzmpListen to our second #MBI2018 podcast, where host @schmotime discusses this year’s shortlisted books and interviews… https://t.co/wJby2ke545
5/25
2018
Yann Martel’s Life of Pi won the prize in 2002. The ship taking Pi and his father across the Pacific sinks and Pi… https://t.co/j99tOPN50ZLiterary director @woodgaby introducing @epwa66 and @EricaWgnr to spill the beans about judging the prize and debat… https://t.co/71DA6myOK3Have you read the #MBI2018 winner yet? Here's what our columnist had to say about Olga Tokarczuk's fascinating nove… https://t.co/UUVlczl3zm.@BillGates agrees with the #ManBooker2017 judges: recommending #LincolnintheBardo as a summer read https://t.co/urgdnnhIGE
5/24
2018
Here are some of the highlights from last night #MBI2018 winner ceremony! #FinestFiction #TranslatedFiction https://t.co/pguGz4n3biDon’t miss #MBI2018 winner Olga Tokarczuk in conversation with @woodgaby on Saturday 26 May at the @hayfestival! Bu… https://t.co/fLEmR8uzU3It's only the Man Booker International 2018 prize winners Olga Tokarczuk & @jenniferlcroft on TV (with a Fitzcarral… https://t.co/k2BRW1eZjS
Retweeted by Man Booker PrizeWe are sorry to hear that the winner of the #MBI2011, Philip Roth, has died today at 85. Read more here:… https://t.co/mvlQpy8gnFRIP Philip Roth. https://t.co/b4XVhhZ94pOlga Tokarczuk becomes the first Polish writer to win the @ManBookerPrize for her novel 'Flights':… https://t.co/DmbSsGTezu
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5/23
2018
We’re delighted to announce that our #MBI2018 winner is Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by @jenniferlcroft an… https://t.co/QqN8gjxNbIHere’s a sneak peek behind the scenes of the #MBI2018 winner ceremony at the @V_and_A! Which book do you think will… https://t.co/YjiqJANE5LJonathan Sorrell: “We at Man Group understand that to be well-informed investors, we need to be well-informed human… https://t.co/ZLrohGlTn8
Retweeted by Man Booker PrizeJonathan Sorrell: “Above all, we see the Man Booker International Prize as truly inclusive. This is reflective of o… https://t.co/LGRmZYgX2i
Retweeted by Man Booker Prizehttps://t.co/jFLR85lH1FIn our final post showcasing the covers of the original vs English editions of the #MBI2018 shortlist, we look at… https://t.co/6JHDYW4oEBDelve into the #MBI2018 shortlist by reading reviews from the 2018 reading groups @readingagency https://t.co/TSZavBerrpAre you excited by the prospect of finding out the #MBI2018 winner tonight? Gear up by watching the last of our sho… https://t.co/FypGhBiP9Y
5/22
2018
Translators are wonderful storytellers. Beautiful readings and discussion about the joys and struggles of translati… https://t.co/LFBO5QxkVF
Retweeted by Man Booker PrizeA wonderful evening with @Waterstones hosting the #MBI2018 authors & translators https://t.co/icY3Vfyf4B... @FitzcarraldoEds's beautiful books follow the same minimalist design, but what do you make of the Polish pape… https://t.co/mRSTnWfLUdHow many of the #MBI2018 shortlist have you read? Was Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by @jenniferlcroft, one… https://t.co/EKmRZnrElTWith the #MBI2018 winner announcement fast approaching, nominated translators share their favourite sayings that do… https://t.co/IWAEyUG2aoTo mark the #MBI2018 winner being announced tomorrow, we've got this quiz of world idioms, as chosen by the nominat… https://t.co/hH0m66Bo3N
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5/21
2018
What do you think of the Spanish cover of Antonio Muñoz Molina's 'Like a Fading Shadow'? Do you prefer Camilo A. Ra… https://t.co/ZHJacrVcDaAntonio Muñoz Molina's 'Like a Fading Shadow', translated by Camilo A. Ramirez #MBI2018 https://t.co/iRSnrSWRoM
5/20
2018
Ahead of the #MBI2018 winner announcement next week @guardian rounds up the next big things in European fiction https://t.co/CushDlLNCqOlga Tokarczuk and I did a really fun interview with @bbcworldservice about FLIGHTS and the 2018 @ManBookerPrize.… https://t.co/6EYwRXCKFH
Retweeted by Man Booker PrizeGet your weekend @odtnews for our wrap of the finalists for the international @ManBookerPrize announced next week! https://t.co/Rq1evx5Sbp
Retweeted by Man Booker PrizeStart your Saturday right with a read through the Man Booker weekly round up... The Man Booker International buntin… https://t.co/vxQiem7ysa
5/19
2018
Two very different looks for the English and the Hungarian jacket covers of László Krasznahorkai's Where the World… https://t.co/UtPNOZIJ41True History of the Kelly Gang is the song of Australia, and it sings its protest in Ned Kelly’s voice. Carey gives… https://t.co/H0cN5C885CAs we approach the announcement of the #MBI2018 next week, here's your chance to hear from the authors and translat… https://t.co/HJb9CPiTQn
Retweeted by Man Booker PrizeUntranslatable words from @Terribleman @londonkoreanist @caroorloff @CamiloRamirez_ @jenniferlcroft Sam Taylor and… https://t.co/wYAhwmpPOqLearn more about Han Kang's The White Book, translated by @londonkoreanist , by watching our #MBI2018 shortlist vid… https://t.co/i3kKtch2ZT @nureonjongi @londonkoreanist @PortobelloBooks Hi Victoria - thanks for sharing that cover! This was the version we… https://t.co/D9NFg6vbbL'It’s interesting to me that contemporary wars aren’t conducted on the street or with weapons, but with words and n… https://t.co/mz6LQQCi6t
Retweeted by Man Booker PrizeWhat do you think of the original Korean cover of Han Kang's The White Book vs. @londonkoreanist's translation publ… https://t.co/0VpPOqbmrS
5/18
2018
Head over to our Facebook channel to watch our @Foyles In Translation livestream in association with @englishpen st… https://t.co/LyjNyyMYULThe authors & translators shortlisted for Man Booker International Prize will be reading and in conversation this M… https://t.co/z6ZIHtZRAUJoin us tomorrow night for a special @ManBookerPrize #MBI2018 event with translators Jonathan Wright (Frankenstein… https://t.co/h7JEvxK3yF
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5/17
2018
... we'll also be showcasing the original book jackets alongside their UK translations. Interestingly Vernon Subute… https://t.co/CTv0jA9MBVLeading up to the #MBI2018 winner announcement next week, we will be posting videos about each shortlisted title...… https://t.co/JX7WmakPH0
5/16
2018
In 1999 winner Disgrace a professor in Cape Town refuses to apologise after an affair with a student and seeks refu… https://t.co/1Y5gcEdtLc
5/13
2018
The Man Booker Weekly round up... Jim Crace's secrets https://t.co/uavhTu6gKJ #FinestFiction https://t.co/Wwku38OMbO"'When you come up wanting, the culture does not like you. It is happy to crush you,' Saunders explained, matter-of… https://t.co/wOQZ6rh4mH
5/11
2018
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan follows Molly Lane and her many lovers, among them Clive Linley, Britain’s most famous comp… https://t.co/8ayTRLZcVsJoin the authors and translators on this year's Man Booker International Prize shortlist on the eve of the winner a… https://t.co/oVWE1n0m75
5/10
2018
In magical and poetic language, The God of Small Things paints a vivid picture of life in a small rural Indian town… https://t.co/zbze7p7gpV
5/7
2018
Four men gather in a London pub in 1996 winning novel Last Orders by Graham Swift and have taken it upon themselves… https://t.co/lTflAl5gzpThe latest in our weekly round ups... The Man Booker's life of crime https://t.co/28Fm639PFv #FinestFiction https://t.co/u4FoRWABf9#MBI2018 judge Helen Oyeyemi reveals her top criteria for a great read, and why the Man Booker International Prize… https://t.co/0b0Q766ovp
5/4
2018
TWO WEEKS until the In Translation event @Foyles with @Terribleman @jenniferlcroft and Jonathan Wright - plus drama… https://t.co/hUqmizGgdM
5/3
2018
#ManBooker winner George Saunders is speaking w. Paul Holdengräber TOMORROW @nypl and you can get 20% off using the… https://t.co/NxoDoERzzJIn 1995 winner The Ghost Road by Pat Barker army psychiatrist William Rivers is increasingly concerned for the men… https://t.co/b9o2F4ciPz
5/1
2018
Raising the status of translation from ‘the poor cousin of literature’ https://t.co/A0PWG0UTWj
4/30
2018
How Late It Was, How Late opens one Sunday morning in Glasgow as Sammy, an ex-convict with a penchant for shoplifti… https://t.co/g34aRoFyF3
4/28
2018
The Man Booker weekly round up... Eyes turn (Middle) East https://t.co/5qgZHvO9g6 #FinestFiction https://t.co/nRhuN3T6ej
4/27
2018
Ahead of the #MBI2018 winner announcement on 22 May, join some of the shortlisted translators @Foyles for an evenin… https://t.co/T9usNUzu40The #MBI2018 authors and translators will be @EmmanuelCentre on 21 May - book your tickets via @Waterstones...… https://t.co/fQIWJAxfEKIt is 1968. Patrick Clarke is ten. Why didn’t anyone help him when Charles Leavy had been trying to kill him? Paddy… https://t.co/RWy8n0IT3HWe'll be @Foyles, Charing Cross Road on Thursday 17 May for a Man Booker International Prize inspired event! Join u… https://t.co/DlInjAY2kl
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4/26
2018
Lovely piece by #MBI2018 shortlisted translator @jenniferlcroft The Infinite Future – Tim Wirkus via @fullstopmag https://t.co/Lmqp8PhDwh
Retweeted by Man Booker PrizeMeet the passionate reading groups who are shadowing this year's Man Booker International Prize:… https://t.co/xSdPTMcvmH
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4/25
2018
The English Patient explores the lives of four war torn people who take refuge in a damaged villa north of Florence… https://t.co/XV30ndeg6i
4/24
2018
Listen to the first Man Booker podcast of 2018 as the shortlist is announced live from Somerset House… https://t.co/ooVXWBAvh1Watch our #MBI2018 shortlist party video! Stay tuned for our first podcast of 2018 coming out later afternoon...… https://t.co/aNjd7HNgvHTear yourself away from your screens and make the most of this rare British sunshine... but not before reading the… https://t.co/uIjk0G7S9e
4/20
2018
New podcast: following the @ManBookerPrize #MBI2018 shortlist, Boyd Tonkin and @Terribleman talk to me about litera… https://t.co/l9SgZrxzF9
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4/19
2018
2017 #ManBookerPrize winner George Saunders will be in conversation with @holdengraber at The New York Public Libra… https://t.co/H21GmSyOb2Join GEORGE SAUNDERS at The New York Public Library on May 2! @nypl @LIVEfromtheNYPL .@ManBookerPrize Info and Tix… https://t.co/gVaTeEm8Bb
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4/18
2018
In this #MBI2018 longlist interview Antonio Muñoz Molina and Camilo Ramirez discuss their now shortlisted novel Lik… https://t.co/uEyH2ps6zGThe narrator of The Famished Road, Azaro, is an abiku, a spirit child, who in the Yoruba tradition of Nigeria exist… https://t.co/tirXw68gvd
4/17
2018
So last week was pretty exciting for team MB... what with announcing the #MBI2018 shortlist and revealing the… https://t.co/0Ludc8PY3wWhat do you think of the Man Booker International shortlist? Here are some thoughts from our columnist...… https://t.co/WPPvpwt1GG
4/16
2018
1990 winner Possession by A. S. Byatt follows a pair of young scholars investigating the lives of two Victorian poe… https://t.co/CW3o4HX3dm
4/13
2018

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