• In Translation: A Man Booker International Prize Panel

  • Thu, 16-05-2019 at 19:00
  • Foyles Bookshop (Charing Cross Road)
    107 Charing Cross Road
    WC2H 0DT London
In Translation: A Man Booker International Prize Panel - Foyles Bookshop (Charing Cross Road) - London

In anticipation of the Man Booker International Prize winner announcement on Tuesday 21st May, we are proud to welcome a panel of the shortlisted translators for an evening of insight into the art of translation. This year's shortlist is: Jokha Alharthi, translated by Marilyn Booth, Celestial Bodies (Sandstone Press)Annie Ernaux, translated by Alison L. Strayer, The Years (Fitzcarraldo Editions)Marion Poschmann, translated by Jen Calleja, The Pine Islands (Profile Books, Serpent's Tail)Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones Of The Dead (Fitzcarraldo Editions)Juan Gabriel Vásquez, translated by Anne McLean, The Shape of the Ruins (Quercus, MacLehose Press)Alia Trabucco Zerán, translated by Sophie Hughes, The Remainder (And Other Stories) Joining us for a discussion about their shortlisted works will be Marilyn Booth, Antonia Lloyd-Jones and Sophie Hughes led by journalist, editor and literary critic Ellah Wakatama Allfrey. The event will be followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.This event is presented in partnership with English PEN.Tickets available directly from Foyles: £8 Standard / £5 Student or Foyalty member*. When purchasing a Student or Foyalty ticket, you'll need to bring a valid in-date Student card or Foyalty card with you.Venue: Level 6, Foyles 107 Charing Cross Road