NDiaye A Man Booker International Finalist
Marie NDiaye has already made history by becoming the first black woman to win the Prix Goncourt (for Three Strong Women). Now she has been named as the youngest ever finalist for the Man International Booker Prize.
She joins nine other authors on the shortlist: U R Ananthamurthy (India), Aharon Appelfeld (Israel), Lydia Davis (USA), Intizar Husain (Pakistan),Yan Lianke (China), Marie NDiaye (France), Josip Novakovich(Canada), Marilynne Robinson (USA), Vladimir Sorokin (Russia) and Peter Stamm (Switzerland).
The winner of this the fifth Man Booker International Prize will be announced on May 22 at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.