A special congratulations to Eva Baltasar and translator Julia Sanches for the longlisting of Boulder for the 2023 International Booker Prize. We are absolutely thrilled to see so many great titles on the list.
The longlist includes:
Boulder by Eva Baltasar, tr. Julia Sanches, And Other Stories
Ninth Building by Jinghzi Zou, tr. Jeremy Tiang, Honford Star
A System So Magnificent It Is Blinding by Amanda Svensson, tr. Nichola Smalley, Scribe Publications
Still Born by Guadalupe Nettel, tr. Rosalind Harvey, Fitzcarraldo Editions
Pyre by Perumal Murugan, tr. Aniruddhan Vasudevan, Pushkin Press
While We Were Dreaming by Clemens Meyer, tr. Katy Derbyshire, Fitzcarraldo Editions
The Birthday Party by Laurent Mauvignier, tr. Daniel Levin Becker, Fitzcarraldo Editions
Jimi Hendrix Live in Lviv by Andrey Kurkov, tr. Reuben Woolley, Quercus Publishing
Is Mother Dead by Vigdis Hjorth, Verso Books
Time Shelter by Georgi Gospodinov, tr. Angela Rodel, Orion Publishing Co
Standing Heavy by Gauz, tr. Frank Wynne, Quercus Publishing
The Gospel According To The New World by Maryse Conde, tr. Richard Philcox, World Editions Ltd
Whale by Cheon Myeong-kwan, tr. Chi-Young Kim, Europa Editions Ltd
You can pick up a copy of each of the titles via Bookshop.org or via individual publisher websites.
Eva Baltasar in conversation with Irene Solà (tr. Mara Faye Lethem), part of Granta‘s ‘In Conversation’ series, is available to read here.
Baltasar’s debut novel, Permafrost (tr. Julia Sanches), published on 6 April 2021 by And Other Stories, was longlisted for 2022 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize, and won the Llibreter prize chosen by booksellers. Read an excerpt and get your copy here.