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Frankenstein in Baghdad shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize

13th April, 2018

Ahmed Saadawi’s novel Frankenstein in Baghdad has been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2018. We published Frankenstein in Baghdad, translated by Jonathan Wright, in February.

The full 2018 shortlist reads as follows:

• Ahmed Saadawi (translated by Jonathan Wright), Frankenstein in Baghdad 

• Virginie Despentes (translated by Frank Wynne), Vernon Subutex 1 

• Han Kang (translated by Deborah Smith), The White Book 

• László Krasznahorkai (translated by John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet & George Szirtes), The World Goes On 

• Antonio Muñoz Molina (translated by Camilo A. Ramirez), Like a Fading Shadow 

• Olga Tokarczuk (translated by Jennifer Croft), Flights 

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