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Book awards: Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize

Book awards by cover

Works (39)

Clamor of the Lake by Mohamed El-BisatieRunner Up, 2006
Gate of the Sun by Elias KhouryHumphrey Davies, 2006
Stones Of Bobello by Edwar al-CharratRunner Up, 2006
The Lodging House by Khairy ShalabyFarouk Mustafa, 2007
Saraya, the Ogre's Daughter: A Palestinian Fairy Tale by Imīl ḤabībīRunner Up, 2007
Thieves in Retirement: A Novel by Ḥamdī Abū JulayyilRunner Up, 2007
The Butterfly's Burden by Mahmoud DarwishFady Joudah, 2008
The Journals of Sarab Affan by Jabra Ibrahim JabraRunner Up, 2008
The man from Bashmour by Salwá BakrRunner Up, 2008
The Collar and the Bracelet (Modern Arabic Literature) by Yahya Taher AbdullahSamah Selim, 2009
Gold Dust by Ibrahim al-KoniRunner Up, 2009
Wild Mulberries by Iman Humaydan YounesRunner Up, 2009
Cities without Palms (Modern Arabic Novels (Hardcover)) by Tarek EltayebRunner Up, 2010
Sunset Oasis by Bahaa TaherRunner Up, 2010
Yalo by Elias KhouryHumphrey Davies, 2010
Adonis: Selected Poems by AdonisKhaled Mattawa, 2011
Specters by Raḍwá ʻĀshūrRunner Up, 2011
White Masks by Elias KhouryRunner Up, 2011
A Muslim Suicide (Middle East Literature in Translation) by Bensalem HimmichRoger Allen, 2012
I Was Born There, I Was Born Here by Mourid BarghoutiRunner Up, 2012
Azazeel by Youssef ZiedanJonathan Wright, 2013
A Land without Jasmine by Wajdi al-AhdalWilliam Maynard Hutchins, 2013
The Corpse Washer by Sinan AntoonSinan Antoon, 2014
June Rain by Jabbour DouaihyRunner up, Paula Haydar, 2014
The Book of the Sultan's Seal: Strange Incidents from History in the City of Mars (Interlink World Fiction) by Youssef RakhaPaul Starkey, 2015
The Bamboo Stalk by Saud AlsanousiJonathan Wright, 2016
The Book of Safety: A Novel (Hoopoe Fiction) by Yasser Abdel HafezRobin Moger, 2017
The Doves Necklace: A Novel by Raja AlemShortlist, Katharine Halls, 2017
Limbo Beirut by Hilal ChoumanShortlist, Anna Ziajka Stanton, 2017
No Knives in the Kitchens of This City: A Novel by Khālid KhalīfahShortlist, Leri Price, 2017
Concerto al-Quds (The Margellos World Republic of Letters) by AdonisShortlist, Khaled Mattawa, 2018
Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed SaadawiShortlist, Jonathan Wright, 2018
Land of No Rain by Amjad NasserShortlist, Jonathan Wright, 2018
The President's Gardens by Muḥsin RamlīLuke Leafgren, 2018
Using Life (Emerging Voices from the Middle East) by Ahmed NajiShortlist, Ben Koerber, 2018
Celestial Bodies by Jokha AlharthiShortlist, Marilyn Booth, 2019
Children of the Ghetto: My Name is Adam by Elias KhouryShortlist, Humphrey Davies, 2019
Death is Hard Work by Khālid KhalīfahLeri Price, 2019
Jokes for the Gunmen by Mazen MaaroufShortlist, Jonathan Wright, 2019

Award description

The Banipal Prize, whose full name is the Saif Ghobash–Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, is an annual prize awarded to a translator (or translators) for the published English translation of a full-length literary work in the Arabic language



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