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Booker Prize Q&A With Jenny Erpenbeck and Michael Hofmann


In this short video about the novel Kairos (Granta Books, 2023), winner of the 2024 International Booker Prize, German author Jenny Erpenbeck speaks about the universality of themes of hope, decay, and disappointment in the story and translator Michael Hoffmann talks about maintaining the spirit of the text through translation.

2023 International Booker Prize Shortlist


Looking for a new book to read? See the shortlisted titles for the 2023 International Booker Prize, which highlights fiction from all five continents translated into English. The six books include Boulder by Eva Baltasar, translated from Catalan by Julia Sanches; Whale by Cheon Myeong-kwan, translated from Korean by Chi-Young Kim; and The Gospel According to the New World by Maryse Condé, translated from French by Richard Philcox.

2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist


“I think it’s a brave shortlist—we’ve picked books that are daring, experimental, not at all conventional,” says Valeria Luiselli about the six books selected for the 2020 International Booker Prize shortlist in this video with fellow judges Lucie Campos, Jennifer Croft, Ted Hodgkinson, and Jeet Thayil.

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