Hungarian writer Krasznahorkai wins Man Booker Intl Prize

first_imgLONDON (AP) — Acclaimed Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has been awarded the 2015 Man Booker International Prize in a ceremony at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.He is the sixth winner of the prize, which is awarded every two years to a living author for their fictional body of work. Previous winners have included Alice Munro and Philip Roth. Krasznahorkai is renowned for “Satantango” and “The Melancholy of Resistance.” Top Stories Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Marina Warner, who chaired the judging panel, said Krasznahorkai is “a visionary writer of extraordinary intensity and vocal range who captures the texture of present-day existence in scenes that are terrifying, strange, appallingly comic, and often shatteringly beautiful.”Krasznahorkai will receive 60,000 pounds ($93,000).Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Sponsored Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementcenter_img Top holiday drink recipes New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Comments   Share   4 ways to protect your company from cyber breacheslast_img

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