The Economic Times

Man Booker 2016 nominations out, Elena Ferrante, Orhan Pamuk in contention

The Man Booker International Prize 2016 nominations are out. Nobel prize-winners Orhan Pamuk and Kenzaburo Oe from Japan, and pseudonymous Italian author Elena Ferrante are among the 13 authors in contention for the title.

The Man Booker International Prize celebrates the literary luminaries from around the globe each year.
According to a report published in the Guardian, ‘The longlist has shortlisted 13 books from 155 contenders, and it consists of authors from 12 countries, written in 9 different languages’.

Also, this is the first time “Man Booker International Prize has joined forces with the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and is now awarded annually on the basis of a single book. The ¬£50,000 prize will be divided equally between the author of the winning book and its translator. The judges consider¬†..