Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize 2016 shortlist announced
This year’s short list includes eight books from an outstanding entry of nearly 110 titles in translations from 15 different languages.
Once again we have impressive submissions from both larger and smaller publishing houses: Jonathan Cape, Faber & Faber, Istros Books, MacLehose Press, Oneworld, and Bloomsbury. The list contains translations from six languages.
Read more here: http://www.queens.ox.ac.uk/oxford-weidenfeld-prize
|Paul Vincent and John Irons||for 100 Dutch-Language Poems (Holland Park Press)|
|John Cullen||for Kamel Daoud’s The Meursault Investigation (Oneworld)|
|Stephen Pearl||for Ivan Goncharov’s The Same Old Story (Alma Classics)|
|Don Bartlett||for Karl Ove Knausgaard’s Dancing in the Dark: My Struggle (Harvill Secker)|
|Shaun Whiteside||for Charles Lewinsky’s Melnitz (Atlantic Books)|
|Lola M. Rogers||for Sofi Oksanen’s When the Doves Disappeared (Atlantic Books)|
|Philip Roughton||for Jón Kalman Stefánsson’s The Heart of Man (MacLehose Press)|
|Lisa C. Hayden||for Eugene Vodolazkin’s Laurus (Oneworld)|