The writer of Israel’s David Grossman became the winner of the Booker prize

© Fotolia / BikeworldtravelЛондон. Archival photoThe writer of Israel’s David Grossman became the winner of the Booker prize© Fotolia / Bikeworldtravel

A writer from Israel, David Grossman won the prestigious international man Booker prize in 2017, according to the website of the award.

Grossman received the highest award for the book A Horse Walks Into a Bar («a Horse walks into a bar»).

Just the title of the best in the award fought six writers. In addition to Grossman, in a short list of potential winners included four authors from Europe and one from Israel: Matias ENAR (France), Roy Jacobsen (Norway), Dorti North (Denmark), Samantha Sublin (Argentina) and Amos Oz (Israel).

The international Booker prize (Man Booker International Prize), established in 2005 to complement the man Booker prize. Until 2015, the award is given every two years to writers whose books are written in English or translated into English, from 2016 is awarded annually for work published in English in the UK.

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