Thursday, May 19, 2011

Philip Roth wins Man Booker International Prize

Philip Roth is the winner of the fourth Man Booker International Prize. He was chosen from a list of 13 eminent contenders.

"The Man Booker International Prize, worth £60,000, is awarded for an
achievement in fiction on the world stage. It is presented once every two years to a living author for a body of work published either originally in English or widely available in translation in the English language. It has previously been awarded to Ismail Kadaré in 2005, Chinua Achebe in 2007 and Alice Munro in 2009."

Books by Philip Roth in our library
Movie based on a novel by Philip Roth
Information on Philip Roth and his novels in NoveList Plus database

1 comment:

  1. Love the title "Straight from the Stacks" for the blog! I'm glad I stumbled upon it. Looking forward to reading more posts!

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