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Author Jokha Alharthi (left) and translator Marilyn Booth (right) share the Man Booker International Prize 2019

"Celestial Bodies" Wins Man Booker International Prize

Celestial Bodies, written by Jokha Alharthi and translated by Marilyn Booth, Willis F. Doney Member in the School of Historical Studies, has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2019. 

The prize, which is awarded to author and translator equally, recognizes the year's best fiction in translation published in English in the United Kingdom or Ireland.

Read more at the New York Times

May 23, 2019