The International Booker Longlist 2020

This year's longlist is incredible, featuring our current shop favourite, Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor, translated by Sophie Hughes, and two authors who will be at the shop to talk about their nominated books next month: on Thursday 26 March we host Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, nominated for their debut The Discomfort of Evening, translated by Michele Hutchison; and on Tuesday 31, Samanta Schweblin will be here talking about her forthcoming novel Little Eyes, translated by Megan McDowell.

Red Dog

Willem Anker, translated by Michiel Heyns

From the publisher:

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE At the end of the eighteenth century, a giant strides the Cape Colony frontier. Coenraad de Buys is a legend, a ...

The Other Name: Septology I-II

Jon Fosse, translated by Damion Searls

From the publisher:

THE OTHER NAME: SEPTOLOGY I-II, a major new work by Jon Fosse, one of Europe’s most celebrated writers, follows the lives of Asle and Asle – two versions of the same ...

Serotonin

Michel Houellebecq, translated by Shaun Whiteside

From the publisher:

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE THE MOST IMPORTANT FRENCH BOOK OF THE YEAR ___________________ ‘One cannot be said to be keeping abreast of contemporary ...

Mac and His Problem

Enrique Vila-Matas, translated by Margaret Jull Costa and Sophie Hughes

From the publisher:

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE Enrique Vila-Matas’s new novel is perhaps his greatest: ‘playful and funny and among the best Spanish novelists’ ...