The 10 books shortlisted for the  2019 International Dublin Literary Award

The winners of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, the 2017 Man Booker Prize and last year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction are among the 10 novels shortlisted for the(...)

Nihad Sirees: the tone of his novel veers  between male porno fantasy and misogyny

How do we judge novels in translation? The good ones will see both original text and interpretation lauded. Prizes such as the Man Booker Internationa(...)

Author Philip Roth in New York in September 15th, 2010. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

Philip Roth, who died on Tuesday at the age of 85, was a prolific, protean and often blackly comic novelist who was a pre-eminent figure in 20th centu(...)

People pay their respects in front of dozens of coffins containing remains of more than 600 victims of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. File photograph: Themistocles Hakizimana/Reuters

Between 2001 and 2015, sales of translated fiction grew by 96 per cent. One reason, argues Daniel Hahn, who last year established a prize for first tr(...)

Argentinian writer Samanta Schweblin: author of Fever Dream, which has been shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker International prize. Photograph: Miguel Bellido/GDA/AP

Motherhood appears to have transformed Amanda into a nervous wreck, fearful of the potential dangers threatening her child. Every situation is gauged (...)

The seven Irish books on the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award longlist

Seven Irish writers feature on the longlist for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award, the world’s most valuable annual literary fiction prize(...)

 Akhil Sharma has been announced as the winner of the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award.  Photograph: Jason Clarke

A second novel, which cost its author years of hardship and emotional stress to write, is the winner of this year’s International Dublin Literary Awar(...)

At a mere 183 pages South Korea’s Han Kang’s superb and disturbing novel in three acts, ‘The Vegetarian’, towers over the Man Booker International Prize long list.

Equal measures of interest and caution will greet the announcement of a 13-strong, if uneven, long list which marks the inaugural combining of two imp(...)