Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Man Booker International Prize Reading Challenge 2020

Man Booker International Prize
Reading Challenge

official site
Long list announced: February 27, 2020
Short list announced: April 2, 2020
Winner announced: August 26, 2020


Setting up this self-challenge for some arm-chair traveling.


W I N N E R: tba


Books on the short list:

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree
by Shokoofeh Azar
translated by Anonymous
Historical, Magical Realism, 70's, Farsi-Iran | Goodreads

The Adventures of China Iron
by Gabriela Cabezón Cámara
translated by Iona Macintyre and Fiona Mackintosh
Feminism, LGBTQ, Spanish-Argentina | Goodreads

by Daniel Kehlmann
translated by Ross Benjamin
Historical, Germany-German | Goodreads

Hurricane Season
by Fernanda Melchor
translated by Sophie Hughes
Literary, Spanish-Mexico | Goodreads

The Memory Police
by Yoko Ogawa
translated by Stephen Snyder
Dystopia, Japanese-Japan | Goodreads

The Discomfort of Evening
by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld
translated by Michele Hutchison
Contemporary, Dutch-Netherlands | Goodreads


  1. Goodness, how are you ever going to pick. Several of those look fabulous to me. :) Enjoy your self-challenge!

  2. Oh my! That's a good looking list!


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