‘Good literature fights bad propaganda’ says International Booker Prize winner Georgi Gospodinov

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Author Georgi Gospodinov made history this week as his novel ‘Time Shelter’ became the first ever Bulgarian book to win the International Booker Prize. Translated with help from Angela Rodel, the novel beat 5 other works at a glitzy ceremony at London’s Sky Garden. The work, which is Gospodinov’s fourth to be put into English, focuses on an Alzheimer’s treatment centre which creates an environment inspired by times gone by and eventually comes to serve as a refuge for healthy people tired of modern life. ‘Time Shelter’ was initially published in Bulgaria in 2020, where it topped the book chart…

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