We are delighted to announce that Han Kang, and her translator, Deborah Smith, have won the Man Booker International Prize 2016 for The Vegetarian
Han, who will share the £50,000 award equally with Smith, took the award for The Vegetarian, a three-part novel described as “concise, unsettling and beautifully composed” and an “uncanny blend of beauty and horror” by judges.The Chair of the judges, Boyd Tonkin, called The Vegetarian “an unforgettably powerful and original novel that richly deserves to win the Man Booker International prize 2016”.
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Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of
by Anastacia Tomson
Date: Wednesday, 1 June 2016
Time: 17:00 for 18:00
Venue: The Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street, Cnr Buitenkant & Roeland Street, Cape Town