Mark your calendars! On May 21st, the winner of the 2024 International Booker Prize will be announced! Each year, the award is given to an extraordinary piece of international fiction that has been published in Ireland, the UK, or both. Books & Books invites you to explore the works that are currently in the running.


2024 International Booker Prize Short List

NOT A RIVER by Selva Almada, translated by Annie McDermott

MATER 2-10 by Hwang Sok-young, translated by Sora Kim-Russell and Youngjae Josephine Bae

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WHAT I’D RATHER NOT THINK ABOUT by Jente Posthuma, translated Sarah Timmer Harvey

KAIROS by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated by Michael Hofmann

THE DETAILS by Ia Genberg, translated by Kira Josefsson

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CROOKED PLOW by Itamar Vieira Junior, translated by Johnny Lopez