In the shortlist included six authors from France, Norway, Denmark and Argentina, as well as two writers from Israel. For the prize will be: Matias ENAR, Roy Jacobsen, Dorti North, Samantha Veblin, David Grossman and Amos Oz.
Winner of the international man Booker prize will be called on June 14.
All the authors included in the short list will receive a cash prize of a thousand British pounds (approximately $ 1,200). The same remuneration will be paid their translators, as the jury evaluates the books are not in the original language and in English.
Cash prize for the winner is 50 thousand pounds (64 thousand dollars) to be equally divided between the author and his translator.
The international Booker prize has been awarded since 2005. It is an offshoot of the eponymous prestigious British award, which was established in 1968. The international award can qualify any writer if his novel translated into English and are available commercially.
Farewell to a former member of the Russian pop group "Ivanushki International" Oleg Yakovlev will be held July 1 in the house Troekurov Cemetery. The actor died Thursday morning of heart failure. The singer was in intensive care in serious condition with bilateral pneumonia.
American film Director Oliver stone will speak at the forum Synergy Global Forum in Moscow. In his speech, the filmmaker will talk about his experiences with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the prospects of development of relations between Russia and the United States. The forum will be held 27-28 November at the Olympics.
The former soloist of pop-group "Ivanushki International" Oleg Yakovlev, who died Thursday morning, was planning to record a new single and shoot a music video. This was stated by the member of the group Kirill Andreev. Death of singer also commented on Andrey Grigoriev-Apollo.
Russian designer Ekaterina Dobryakova presented a capsule collection of clothing. The main theme of the lineup became tropical prints. Things demonstrated presenter Helen Volatile. "If summer is not coming to your town — then you need to imagine you're in another city," said the designer.
A resident of the British city of Wolverhampton, County of West Midlands, winning a million pounds (about 77 million) in the Euromillions lottery has decided to remain a cashier in a supermarket. She earns £ 9 per hour, which is only 1.5 pounds more than the minimum salary permitted in the UK.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who arrived in Moscow to participate in the "Primako readings". "You know that they have a long dialogue, trust," — reminded the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. 93-year-old diplomat meets with Putin.