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International Booker Prize 2021 longlist announced

International Booker Prize 2021 longlist announced

The International Booker Prize (also called the Man Booker International Prize) is an international literary award hosted in the United Kingdom. The International Booker Prize 2021 longlist comes out

The 2021 International Booker Prize longlist

BookAuthorTranslated from
I Live in the SlumsCan XueChinese by Karen Gernant &
Chen Zeping,
Yale University Press
At Night All Blood is BlackDavid DiopFrench by Anna Mocschovakis,
Pushkin Press
The Pear FieldNana EkvtimishviliGeorgian by Elizabeth Heighway,
Peirene Press
The Dangers of Smoking in BedMariana EnríquezSpanish by Megan McDowell,
Granta Books
The EmployeesOlga RavnDanish by Martin Aitken,
Lolli Editions
Summer BrotherJaap RobbenDutch by David Doherty,
World Editions
An Inventory of LossesJudith SchalanskyGerman by Jackie Smith,
Quercus, MacLehose Press
Minor DetailAdania ShibliArabic by Elisabeth Jaquette,
Fitzcarraldo Editions
When We Cease to
Understand the World
Benjamín LabatutSpanish by Adrian Nathan West,
Pushkin Press
The Perfect Nine: The Epic
Gikuyu and Mumbi
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’oGikuyu by the author, VINTAGE,
Harvill Secker
In Memory of MemoryMaria StepanovaRussian by Sasha Dugdale,
Fitzcarraldo Editions
The War of the PoorÉric VuillardFrench by Mark Polizzotti,
Pan Macmillan, Picador
WretchednessAndrzej TichýSwedish by Nichola Smalley,
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When will shortlist be announced?

  • The shortlist will be announced on April 22, 2021

International Booker Prize 2021 Winner

  • the winner will be announced on June 2, 2021 virtually. 
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