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Berlinale Selected Nino Kharatishvili's Novel Among 190 Books

"Berlinale" has selected 10 books that are considered the best for adaptation of a movie or TV series script. Among the selected works to be presented by publishers and literary agents at the "Books at the Berlinale" online event scheduled for February 14-15 is Nino Kharatishvili's novel "Das mangelnde Licht" with the Georgian title "Insufficient Light".

It should be noted that the "Books at the Berlinale" event is part of the Berlinale Co-Production Market, which is supported by the Frankfurt Book Fair. The aim of the project is to connect film producers with publishers and literary agents who present works of interest to them.

According to reports, this year "Berlinale" has chosen from about 190 books written by authors from more than 30 countries. The list of works selected works looks like this:

  • “The Riff-Raff” / “Die Bagage” – (Monika Helfer, Germany)
  • “The Sound of the Jaguar’s Rolar"/"O som do rugido da onça” (Micheliny Verunschk, Brazil)
  • “Mary” – (Anne Eekhout, Netherlands)
  • “More Than I Love My Life” – (David Grossman, Israel)
  • “The Granddaughter” / “Die Enkelin” –(Bernhard Schlink, Germany)
  • “Spanish Beauty” – (Esther García Llovet, Spain)
  • “Lack of Light“ / “Das mangelnde Licht” – (Nino Haratischwili, Georgia)
  • “The Lamplighters” – (Emma Stonex, United Kingdom)
  • “Impatients” / “Les Impatientes” (Djaïli Amadou Amal, Cameroon),
  • “Wherever You Are” / “Wo auch immer ihr seid” – (Khuê Phạm, Germany)