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2022 Int'l Booker Prize Nominees Announced

Thu 10 Mar 2022 | 07:02 PM
Rana Atef

The International Booker Prize Nominees were announced on Thursday through the prize's official website.

The total number of the longlisted translated books into English are 13, and for the first time there were original Indian works that were translated into English.

The Selected Novels Are as the Following:


by Fernanda Melchor

Translated by Sophie Hughes


by Mieko Kawakami

Translated by Samuel Bett, David Boyd

Love in the Big City

by Sang Young Park

Translated by Anton Hur

Happy Stories, Mostly

by Norman Erikson Pasaribu

Translated by Tiffany Tsao

Elena Knows

by Claudia Piñeiro

Translated by Frances Riddle

The Book of Mother

by Violaine Huisman

Translated by Leslie Camhi

More Than I Love My Life

by David Grossman

Translated by Jessica Cohen


by Paulo Scott

Translated by Daniel Hahn

A New Name: Septology VI-VII

by Jon Fosse

Translated by Damion Searls

After the Sun

by Jonas Eika

Translated by Sherilyn Hellberg

Tomb of Sand

by Geetanjali Shree

Translated by Daisy Rockwell

The Books of Jacob

by Olga Tokarczuk

Translated by Jennifer Croft

Cursed Bunny

by Bora Chung

Translated by Anton Hur