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Marieke Lucas Rijneveld wins International Booker for The Discomfort of Evening

Aug 26 2020

The 29-year-old Dutch author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld has become the youngest author ever to win the International Booker prize, taking the award for their “visceral and virtuosic” debut novel, The Discomfort of Evening.

Rijneveld, whose preferred pronouns are they/them will share the £50,000 award for the best fiction translated into English equally with their translator, Michele Hutchison.

Source: The Guardian

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