Boyd Tonkin, Paul Verhaeghen
Paul Verhaeghen received the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for his truly amazing novelOmega Minor, an exploration of the world of Nazis and Neo-Nazis alike, the destructive logics of The Holocaust and the Bomb, truths that kill and lies that keep alive, passionate love and devouring lust and.
He discussed moral choices, writing History and translating his own work into English.
Boyd Tonkin writes on books and arts for international media including The Economist, The Financial Times, The Times and Wall Street Journal. He chaired the Man Booker International Prize in 2016, and served as its Special Adviser. For many years he worked at The Independent as Literary Editor and then Senior Writer. His reader’s guide to global fiction, The Hundred Best Novels in Translation, appeared in 2018.
Paul Verhaeghen is a cognitive psychologist, working at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.