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Book Prizes

Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:38 pm
by lichtrausch
A thread all about book prizes.

The shortlist for the 2021 Deutscher Buchpreis has been released. You can find a synopsis, audio sample, and trailer for each book at the link. The nominees are:

Der zweite Jakob by Norbert Gstrein
Vati by Monika Helfer
Eurotrash by Christian Kracht
Zandschower Klinken by Thomas Kunst
Identitti by Mithu Sanyal
Blaue Frau by Antje Rávik Strubel

Re: Book Prizes

Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:24 am
by lichtrausch
Here's the longlist of the 2021 International Booker Prize, with the shortlist nominees bolded.

Los peligros de fumar en la cama (The Dangers of Smoking in Bed) by Mariana Enríquez
De ansatte (The Employees) by Olga Ravn
მსხლების მინდორი (The Pear Field) by Nana Ekvtimishvili
Kenda Mũiyũru: Rũgano rwa Gĩkũyũ na Mũmbi (The Perfect Nine: The Epic Gikuyu and Mumbi) by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
La Guerre des pauvres (The War of the Poor) by Éric Vuillard
Un verdor terrible (When We Cease to Understand the World) by Benjamín Labatut
Eländet (Wretchedness) by Andrzej Tichý
Verzeichnis einiger Verluste (An Inventory of Losses) by Judith Schalansky
Frère d'âme (At Night All Blood Is Black) by David Diop (winner)
I Live in the Slums by Can Xue
Памяти памяти (In Memory of Memory) by Maria Stepanova
تفصيل ثانوي (Minor Detail) by Adania Shibli
Zomervacht (Summer Brother) by Jaap Robben