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Philip Roth wins Man Booker International Prize 2011
May 31, 2011
Announced on May 18, Philip Roth is the winner of the fourth Man Booker International Prize. He was chosen from a list of 13 eminent contenders. The Man Booker International Prize, worth £60,000, is awarded for an achievement in fiction on the world stage. It is presented once every two years to a living author for a body of work published either originally in English or widely available in translation in the English language.