2023 Wingate Literary Prize Shortlist

The seven-title shortlist for the 2023 Wingate Literary Prize includes titles and authors of genre interest, such as The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land by Omer Friedlander (John Murray/Hodder), The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft (Fitzcarraldo Editions), and Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Chatto/Penguin Random House). The award gives £4,000 “to the best book, fiction or non-fiction, to translate the idea of Jewishness to the general reader.” Judges for 2023 are Julie Cohen, Aviva Dautch (chair), George Prochnik, and Sarah Shaffi. The winner will be announced March 12, 2023 at an event at the Jewish Community Centre in London.

For more information, including the complete longlist, see the Wingate Foundation website.

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