A Swedish novel and a collection of Slovenian poetry have won honors for best translated books.

Tove Jansson's "The True Deceiver" was translated into English by Thomas Teal. It won in the fiction category for the Best Translated Book Award.

The poetry winner was Ales Steger's "The Book of Things." It was translated by Brian Henry.

Authors and translators each receive $5,000.

The awards were organized by Three Percent, a nonprofit resource for international literature at the University of Rochester in New York.

The prize money was made possible by the support of online retailer Amazon.com.