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Celebrating Three of Our Authors on The Man Booker International Prize 2017 Longlist

Mar 15, 2017 Blog

We are excited to congratulate our authors Samanta Schweblin, Stefan Hertmans and David Grossman on being longlisted for The Man Booker International Prize 2017.  Start reading War and Turpentine, Fever Dream and A Horse Walks into a Bar today!

War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans

War and Turpentine

By Stefan Hertmans

Longlisted for the International Man Booker Prize

New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the Year

An Economist Best Book of the Year

Longlisted for the Best Translated Book Award

The story of Urbain Martien lies con­tained in two notebooks he left behind when he died. In War and Turpentine, his grandson, a writer,... Read more >

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin

Fever Dream

By Samanta Schweblin

"Genius." —Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker

"Samanta Schweblin’s electric story reads like a Fever Dream." —Vanity Fair

Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize!

Experience the blazing, surreal sensation of a fever dream...

A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David... Read more >

A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman

A Horse Walks into a Bar

By David Grossman


In a dive bar in a small Israeli city, Dov Greenstein, a comedian a bit past his prime, takes the stage for his final show. Over the course of a single evening, Dov’s patter becomes a kind of memoir, taking us back into the terrors of his childhood. And in the... Read more >

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