2019 Man Booker International Prize shortlist

We are delighted to announce that The Pine Islands by Marion Poschmann and translated by Jen Calleja has been shortlisted for this year's Man Booker International Prize!

The prize is awarded to every year for a single book, which is translated into English and published in the UK. The work of translators is equally rewarded, with the £50,000 prize divided between the author and the translator of the winning entry. 

See the six-book shortlist and find out more about the Prize at themanbookerprize.com

The Pine Islands

by Marion Poschmann, translated by Jen Calleja

A charming, playful, profound tale of lost souls in search of transformation in modern Japan.

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