Dua Lipa shares her 6 favourite translated books

As the winner of International Booker Prize will be announced next week, Dua Lipa took to Service95 to share her love of translated books, which the International Booker Prize celebrates. “I love that this prize celebrates the translator, as well as the author,” she says. In order to celebrate, Dua shared her six favourite translated books. Check them out below:

1. The Unbearable Lightness Of Being by Milan Kundera
2. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
3. Bad Habit by Alana S Portero
4. To The Friend Who Did Not Save My Life by Hervé Guibert
5. Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
6. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Click here to read Dua’s interview with Service95 where she shares the reasons why she wanted to be involved with the International Booker Prize. This year, Dua read a passage from Swedish author Ia Genberg’s novel ‘The Details,’ which you can watch below. “It was so impactful. I was excited at the opportunity of being involved in a similar way.”



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Posted by admin on May 20, 2024


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