Edition 2020

Finalists
Mia Couto

Sands of the Emperor,

Trilogy, translated from Portuguese by David Brookshaw

World Editions, London, 2019-2020-…

Proposed by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

Fran Ross

Oreo,

North Eastern University Press, Boston, 1974

Proposed by Siri Hustvedt

Philippe Sands

East West Street,

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2016

Proposed by Andrey Kurkov

Second selection of the Jury
Mia Couto

Sands of the Emperor,

Trilogy, translated from Portuguese by David Brookshaw

World Editions, London, 2019-2020-…

Proposed by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

Fran Ross

Oreo,

North Eastern University Press, Boston, 1974

Proposed by Siri Hustvedt

Erik Orsenna

Briser en nous la mer gelée,

Gallimard, Paris, 2020

Proposed by Benoît Duteurtre

Bernard Quiriny

Vies conjugales,

Rivages, Paris, 2019

Proposed by Benoît Duteurtre

Philippe Sands

East West Street,

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2016

Proposed by Andrey Kurkov

First selection of the Jury
Mia Couto

Sands of the Emperor,

Trilogy, translated from Portuguese by David Brookshaw

World Editions, London, 2019-2020-…

Proposed by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

Nastassja Martin

Croire aux fauves,

Verticales, Paris, 2019

Proposed by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

Catherine Meurisse

Lightness,

Europe Comics, 2018

Proposed by Jul (Julien Berjeaut)

Ruth Zylberman

Les enfants du 209 rue Saint-Maur Paris Xe,

Seuil, Paris, 2020

Proposed by Jul (Julien Berjeaut)

Roland Schimmelpfennig

One Clear, Ice-Cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century,

Translated from German by Jamie Bulloch

Quercus, London, 2019

Proposed by Alicia Giménez Bartlett

Vigdis Hjorth

Will and Testament,

Translated from Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund

Verso Books, London and New York, 2019

Proposed by Alicia Giménez Bartlett

Fran Ross

Oreo,

North Eastern University Press, Boston, 1974

Proposed by Siri Hustvedt

Antonio Damasio

The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feelings, and the Making of Cultures,

Pantheon Books, New York, 2018

Proposed by Siri Hustvedt

Jurij Andruchowycz

Kochankowie Justycji,

Wydawnictwo Warstwy, Wroclaw, 2019

Proposed by Tomasz Różycki

Wojciech Nowicki

Cieśniny,

Wydawnictwo Czarne, Wołowiec, 2019

Proposed by Tomasz Różycki

Erik Orsenna

Briser en nous la mer gelée,

Gallimard, Paris, 2020

Proposed by Benoît Duteurtre

Bernard Quiriny

Vies conjugales,

Rivages, Paris, 2019

Proposed by Benoît Duteurtre

Sorj Chalandon

Le jour d’avant,

Grasset, Paris, 2017

Proposed by Andrey Kurkov

Philippe Sands

East West Street,

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2016

Proposed by Andrey Kurkov

Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Sympathizer,

Grove Press, New York, 2015

Proposed by Carsten Jensen

Sergei Lebedev

Oblivion,

Translated from Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

New Vessel Press, New York, 2016

Proposed by Carsten Jensen