Ukrainian among Booker Prize 2013 nominees
Aharon Appelfeld, an Israeli writer and poet who was born in Chernivtsi Oblast, is one of the finalists of the International Man Booker Prize 2013. The name of the winner will be announced on May 22 at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The winner will receive a money prize to the sum of £60 000 and additional £15 000 for the book translation. The International Man Booker Prize was founded in 2005. It’s annually given to the best English authors from Great Britain, Ireland and the British Commonwealth. More can be found about Applefeld here.