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Booker International Shortlist 2021


The wait is over the shortlist is here

At Night All Blood is Black by David Diop, translated from French by Anna Moschovakis, Pushkin Press

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enríquez, translated from Spanish by Megan McDowell, Granta Books

When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamín Labatut, translated from Spanish by Adrian Nathan West, Pushkin Press

The Employees by Olga Ravn, translated from Danish by Martin Aitken, Lolli Editions

In Memory of Memory by Maria Stepanova, translated from Russian by Sasha Dugdale, Fitzcarraldo Editions

The War of the Poor by Éric Vuillard, translated from French by Mark Polizzotti, Pan Macmillan, Picador

So how did we do in our predictions?

BookWorm = 3
Tracy = 4
Rachel = 2

What do you think of the list? Let us know

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  1. Tracy S #

    Holy cow! I got four? And it looks like my strategy worked- Wretchedness didn’t make it, and my favorite did. 🙂


    April 22, 2021

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