Israeli author David Grossman who won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize with   A Horse Walks Into a Bar. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

In only its second year, the revamped Man Booker International Prize for Fiction has further consolidated its relevance with a dramatic choice; the aw(...)

In only its second year since a daring re-invention, the Man Booker International has further consolidated its position as a major literary award with(...)

Longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International prize:  Israeli author Amos Oz. Photograph: Dan Porges/Getty Images

Four possible Nobel literature laureates, Israelis Amos Oz and David Grossman, Albanian Ismail Kadare and Yan Lianke, who is a banned writer in his na(...)

Self-portrait by Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomin characters. © Moomin Characters™

Celebrations are taking place today across Finland, the beautiful Nordic country of lakes and islands as the 97th anniversary of the day Finns declare(...)

Hisham Matar’s superb novel Anatomy of a Disappearance   failed to make it past the Impac longlist.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ireland’s Kevin Barry, an artist of daring and linguistic panache, has been declared the victor. This is the third Irish Impac win to date, and at suc(...)