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International Booker Prize 2022

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Translated by Damion SearlsAsle is an ageing painter and widower who lives alone on the southwest coast of Norway. In nearby Bjørgvin another Asle, also a painter, is lying in the hospital, consumed by alcoholism. Asle…

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Translated by Jennifer CroftIn the mid-eighteenth century, as new ideas begin to sweep the continent, a young Jew of mysterious origins arrives in a village in Poland. Before long, he has changed not only his name but his persona; visited…

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Translated from the Hindi by Daisy RockwellAn eighty-year-old woman slips into a deep depression at the death of her husband, then resurfaces to gain a new lease on life. Her determination to fly in the face of convention – including…

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Translated from the Japanese by David Boyd and Sam Bett'Mieko Kawakami is a genius' - Naoise Dolan, author of Exciting TimesFrom the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, comes a sharp…

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Translated by Frances RiddleAfter Rita is found dead in a church she used to attend, the official investigation into the incident is quickly closed. Her sickly mother is the only person still determined to find the culprit. Chronicling a…

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Translated by Anton HurCursed Bunny is a genre-defying collection of short stories by Korean author Bora Chung. Blurring the lines between magical realism, horror, and science-fiction, Chung uses elements of the fantastic and surreal to…

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