First Bulgarian author to win International Booker Prize 2023

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First-Bulgarian-author-to-win-International-Booker-Prize-2023Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov won the 2023 International Booker Prize for his novel "Time Shelter".

An Overview of the News

  • The novel was translated into English by Angela Rodel and is the first Bulgarian novel to win the International Booker Prize.

  • "Time Shelter" is a captivating and remarkable literary work that explores themes of time, identity, and the human experience.

International Booker Prize:

  • It is an international literary award held in the United Kingdom.

  • It was introduced in June 2004 as a complement to the Man Booker Prize.

  • The award recognizes outstanding works of fiction translated into English.

  • It provides global exposure and appreciation to authors and their translated works.

Establishment - June 2004

First Prize - 2005

Presenter - Booker Prize Foundation


It is a Balkan nation located in Southeastern Europe.

President - Rumen Radev

Vice President - Ileana Iotova

Prime Minister - Galab Donev

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