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South Korean Author Wins Man Booker International Prize

South Korean author Han Kang was awarded Britain's Man Booker International Prize for fiction Monday, for her novel The Vegetarian. She is the first South Korean to win the award. The Vegetarian, unanimously selected by a panel of five judges, tells the story of a woman who decides to give up eating meat and faces devastating consequences. The work features a protagonist who doesn't want to belong to the human race anymore, Kang said. The chairman of the judges, Boyd...

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