Pakistani novelist among finalists for Man Booker International Prize


Pakistani novelist Intizar Husain is among the 10 finalists nominated for the 5th Man Booker International Prize 2013. The list was unveiled on Thursday by the chair of judges, Sir Christopher Ricks, at the DSC Jaipur Literary Festival. The other finalists are U R Ananthamurthy (India), Aharon Appelfeld (Israel), Lydia Davis (USA), Yan Lianke (China), Marie NDiaye (France), Josip Novakovich (Canada), Marilynne Robinson (USA), Vladimir Sorokin (Russia) and Peter Stamm (Switzerland). The winner of the £60,000 prize can choose a translator of their work to receive a £15,000 award of their own. The announcement of this year’s prize recipient will be made at a dinner at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London on May 22.


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