Israeli author, David Grosman wins Man Booker International prize 2017

Israeli author, David Grosman wins Man Booker International prize 2017

Israeli author David Grossman has won the Man Booker International Prize 2017 for his novel ‘A Horse Walks Into a Bar’.

Grossman beat five other finalists, including fellow Israeli author Amos Oz, for the counterpart to Britain’s prestigious Booker Prize. Grossman’s novel is about a failing stand-up comic and his final performance.

The Man Booker Prize was established in 1969. The winner receives £50,000 as well as the £2,500 awarded to each of the shortlisted authors.

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