Man Booker International Prize Winner 2016-Check it out!!

The Booker Man Award 2016


“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
― Madeleine L’Engle

It is true!!

To appreciate the writing skills and for encouragement to uplift writer’s skills Man International Prize is given.

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Below the article you will find out the Man Booker International award 2016 winner.

This year Man Booker International Award was held in United Kingdom on 16th May.  Here are the titles (imprint) Author who were nominated for this award this year.


A General Theory of Oblivion (Harvill Secker), José Eduardo Agualusa (Angola), Daniel Hahn (UK)

The Story of the Lost Child (Europa Editions), Elena Ferrante (Italy), Ann Goldstein (USA)

The Vegetarian (Portobello Books), Han Kang (South Korea), Deborah Smith (UK)

A Strangeness in My Mind (Faber & Faber), Orhan Pamuk (Turkey), Ekin Oklap (Turkey)

A Whole Life (Picador), Robert Seethaler (Austria), Charlotte Collins (UK)

The Four Books (Chatto & Windus), Yan Lianke (China), Carlos Rojas (USA)


Han Kang is awarded for her book “The Vegetarian” for 2016 Man Booker International Prize.


About Man Booker International Prize

This award is given to author as well as translator. This award is sponsored by Man Group from 2005-2015 until it was given in 2 years for the appreciation international literary which are in English or translated into English.

Winners are awarded with £25,000, along with a newly designed trophy shared equally by Author and Translator.


Winner and TranslatorAbout the winner: Han Kang

Han Kang is the first Korean Author to be awarded by Man Booker Award. She teaches creative writing at the Seoul Institute of the Arts. Her writing talent has won Yi Sang Literary Prize, the Today’s Young Artist Award. He has also won Korean Literature Novel Award.

The Vegetarian is her first novel which is translated into English. Translation of “The Vegetarian” is done by Deborah Smith.

Her translations from Korean include Han Kang’s The Vegetarian and Human Acts, and Bae Suah’s The Essayist’s Desk and The Low Hills of Seoul.

“The Vegetarian” is a novel about modern day South Korea, but also a novel about shame, desire, and our faltering attempts to understand others.

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