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The Saif Ghobash – Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary
2010 Prize goes to Humphrey Davies for Yalo by Elias Khoury
“A tour de force for both author and translator”
Humphrey Davies has been awarded the 2010 Saif Ghobash prize for his translation of the novel Yalo by Elias Khoury, published by MacLehose Press in the UK. In the prize’s fifth year, the judges were Margaret Drabble DBE, Susan Bassnett, Elliott Colla and Yasir Suleiman. Humhrey Davies is also a runner-up for his translation of Sunset Oasis by Bahaa Taher, published by Sceptre, UK, and nominated for the 2011 IMPAC Prize. The Arabic original of Sunset Oasis was the winner of the inaugural 2008 International Prize of Arabic Fiction (IPAF). Both Yalo and Sunset Oasis were long-listed for the 2010 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. A further runner-up is Kareem James Abu-Zeid for his translation of Cities without Palms by Tarek Eltayeb, published by Arabia Books, UK.
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