Ten novelists have been short listed for the 2013 Man Booker International Prize – and it may be the most diverse list to date. Seven of these authors are available in English only through translation. Three are women. There’s a very good interview with Tim Parks at The Guardian discussing how they reached their decisions.
- U R Ananthamurthy (India/translation)
- Aharon Appelfeld (Israel/translation)
- Lydia Davis (USA)
- Intizar Husain (Pakistan/translation)
- Yan Lianke (China/translation)
- Marie NDiaye (France/translation)
- Josip Novakovich (Canada)
- Marilynne Robinson (USA)
- Vladimir Sorokin (Russia/translation)
- Peter Stamm (Switzerland/translation)
Have you read any of the authors? Do you have a favorite for the prize?