International Booker Prize: Shortlist Readings
Discover the authors and translators shortlisted for the 2022 International Booker Prize in an afternoon of readings and discussion, chaired by writer and broadcaster Bidisha.
The International Booker Prize opens up the world’s fiction and celebrates the art of translation by shining a light on the best translated fiction. The winning author and translator share the £50,000 prize fund equally.
This year's shortlist is:
Cursed Bunny by Bora Chung, translated by Anton Hur; published by Honford Star
A New Name: Septology VI – VII by Jon Fosse, translated by Damion Searls; published by Fitzcarraldo Editions
Heaven by Mieko Kawakami, translated by Samuel Bett and David Boyd; published by Picador, Pan Macmillan
Elena Knows by Claudia Pineiro, translated by Frances Riddle; published by Charco Press
Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree, translated by Daisy Rockwell; published by Tilted Axis Press
The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft; published by Fitzcarraldo Editions
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