Omani author on 2019 Man Booker International Prize shortlist

T TV Wednesday 10/April/2019 21:01 PM
By: Times News Service

Omani author Jokha Al Harthi has been shortlisted as one of six authors for the prestigious 2019 Man Booker International Prize.
The Man Booker International Prize features six foreign-language titles translated into English.
Al Harthi’s book Celestial Bodies, which is translated into English, is the only Arabic language publication on the shortlist.
Her book was translated by Marilyn Booth and published by Sandstone Press.