International Booker prize announces 2023 longlist

March 14, 2023

The novel "Pyre" by Perumal Murugan and translated by fellow Aniruddhan Vasudevan (Anthropology) is among the longlisted titles for this year’s International Booker prize.

Aniruddhan Vasudevan translated the novel, originally published in April 2022, from Tamil. Perumal Murugan is one of India’s highest selling and most respected literary writers. Vasudevan's translation was also named best recently translated fiction by the Guardian in October 2022.

Read more about the novelThe New York Times review and the International Booker prize longlist