A special congratulations to author and translator duo Paulo Scott and Daniel Hahn for the longlisting of Phenotypes for the 2022 International Booker Prize. We are absolutely thrilled to see so many small presses on the list.

The longlist includes:

Phenotypes by Paulo Scott, tr. Daniel Hahn, And Other Stories

After the Sun by Jonas Eika, tr. Sherilyn Hellberg, Lolli Editions

Paradais by Fernanda Melchor, tr. Sophie Hughes, Fitzcarraldo Editions

Heaven by Mieko Kawakami, tr. Samuel Bett David Boyd, Picador, Pan Macmillan

Love In the Big City by Sang Young Park, tr. Anton Hur, Tilted Axis Press

Happy Stories, Mostly by Norman Erikson Pasaribu, tr. Tiffany Tsao, Tilted Axis Press

Elena Knows by Claudia Piñeiro, tr. Frances Riddle, Charco Press

The Book of Mother by Violaine Huisman, tr. Leslie Camhi, Virago Press

More Than I Love My Life by David Grossman, tr. Jessica Cohen, JonathanCape

A New Name: Septology VI-VII by Jon Fosse, tr. Damion Searls, Fitzcarraldo Editions

Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree, tr. Daisy Rockwell, Tilted Axis Press

The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk, tr. Jennifer Croft, Fitzcarraldo Editions

Cursed Bunny by Bora Chung, tr. Anton Hur, Honford Star

You can pick up a copy of each of the titles via Bookshop.org or via individual publisher websites.


If you missed our virtual launch and want to hear more about the process behind Phenotypes, you can catch up on the content; either via our Q&A at Interabang books or the virtual launch with UCL.

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