2023 International Booker Prize Longlist
The 13-title longlist for the 2023 International Booker Prize has been announced, including titles and authors of genre interest:
- The Gospel According to the New World, Maryse Condé, translated by Richard Philcox (World Editions)
- Jimi Hendrix Live in Lviv, Andrey Kurkov, translated by Reuben Woolley (MacLehose)
- Whale, Cheon Myeong-kwan, translated by Chi-Young Kim (Europa Editions)
The award is given “every year for a single book that is translated into English and published in the UK or Ireland.” The £50,000 prize is divided equally among the author and translator(s). Shortlisted authors and translators will each receive £1,000. Judges for 2023 are Uilleam Blacker Parul Sehgal, Leïla Slimani (chair), Frederick Studemann, and Tan Twan Eng. The 6-title shortlist will be announced April 18, and the winning title will be announced at a ceremony at the Sky Garden in London on May 23, 2023.
For more information, including the complete longlist, see the Booker Prize website.
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