2024 International Booker Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for the 2024 International Booker Prize has been announced. The £50,000 Booker Prize, split equally between author and translator, recognizes novels and short story collections from around the world that have been translated into English and published in the U.K. and/or Ireland. 

This year's 13-book longlist was chosen by the 2024 judging panel, comprising Eleanor Wachtel, Natalie Diaz, Romesh Gunesekera, and Aaron Robertson. The shortlist will be announced on April 9 and the winner will be announced at a ceremony on May 21.

The longlist for the 2024 International Booker Prize is as follows: 

  • Not a River by Selva Almada, translated by Annie McDermott 
  • Simpatía by Rodrigo Blanco Calderón, translated by Noel Hernández González and Daniel Hahn 
  • Kairos by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated by Michael Hofmann 
  • The Details by Ia Genberg, translated by Kira Josefsson 
  • White Nights by Urszula Honek, translated by Kate Webster 
  • Mater 2-10 by Hwang Sok-yong, translated by Sora Kim-Russell and Youngjae Josephine Bae 
  • A Dictator Calls by Ismail Kadare, translated by John Hodgson 
  • The Silver Bone by Andrey Kurkov, translated by Boris Dralyuk 
  • What I'd Rather Not Think About by Jente Posthuma, translated by Sarah Timmer Harvey   
  • Lost on Me by Veronica Raimo, translated by Leah Janeczko 
  • The House on Via Gemito by Domenico Starnone, translated by Oonagh Stransky  
  • Crooked Plow by Itamar Vieira Junior, translated by Johnny Lorenz  
  • Undiscovered by Gabriela Wiener, translated by Julia Sanches  
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