Longlist for Man Book International Prize 2019 Released

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The Man Booker International Prize has just announced the 13 books that have been longlisted for the prestigious prize. The prize gives recognition to literary works that were translated to English and publish in the UK. It is different from its equivalent, the Man Booker Prize, where that award recognizes books originally written in English and published in the UK. The award comes with a cash prize of £50,000 ($71,000) that split equally between the author and the translator.

The winner will be announced on May 21 at a ceremony held at a dinner at the Roundhouse in London.

The nominees are:

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Book Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 320 pages

Published: March 19, 2019

Publisher: Orion Pulishing

Genre: Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Continue reading “Book Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams”

Jojo Moyes Announces A New Book

Jojo Moyes, one of my favorite authors of all time, has recently announced that she will release a new book this fall! Continue reading “Jojo Moyes Announces A New Book”

Problems of an Overworked Librarian #94

A running mantra through your head…

Born To Read

 

Book Review: Goodbye, Perfect by Sara Barnard

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 384 pages

Published: January 29, 2019 (first published February 8th 2018)

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Continue reading “Book Review: Goodbye, Perfect by Sara Barnard”

Book Review: SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 304 pages

Published: March 12, 2019

Publisher: Viking Books

Genre: Young Adult, Nonfiction, Poetry, Biographies & Memoirs

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