Edition 2021

Second selection
Sophy Roberts

The Lost Pianos of Siberia,

Doubleday, London, 2020

Proposed by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

Eduardo Halfon

Mourning,

Translated from Spanish by Lisa Dillman & Daniel Hahn

Bellevue Literary Press, New York, 2018

Proposed by Lídia Jorge

Alena Kozlova, Nikolai Mikhailov, Irina Ostrovskaya, Irina Scherbakova

Остарбейтеры,

Мемориа́л, Москва, 2016

Proposed by Ludmila Ulitzkaya

Sergei Lebedev

Untraceable,

Translated from Russian by Antonina W. Bouis 

Apollo, New York, 2021

Proposed by Carsten Jensen

Frank Huyler

White Hot Light : Twenty-five Years in Emergency Medicine,

Harper Perennial, New York, 2020

Proposed by Siri Hustvedt

First selection
Sophy Roberts

The Lost Pianos of Siberia,

Doubleday, London, 2020

Proposed by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

Daniel Mendelsohn

Three Rings: a Tale of Exile, Narrative and Fate,

University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 2020

Proposed by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

Eduardo Halfon

Mourning,

Translated from Spanish by Lisa Dillman & Daniel Hahn

Bellevue Literary Press, New York, 2018

Proposed by Lídia Jorge

Mário Cláudio

Tríptico da Salvação,

Dom Quixote, Alfragide, 2019

Proposed by Lídia Jorge

Ksenia Buksha

Открывается внутрь,

Аст, Москва, 2018

Proposed by Ludmila Ulitzkaya

Alena Kozlova, Nikolai Mikhailov, Irina Ostrovskaya, Irina Scherbakova

Остарбейтеры,

Мемориа́л, Москва, 2016

Proposed by Ludmila Ulitzkaya

Maria Stepanova

In Memory of Memory,

Translated from Russian by Sasha Dugdale

Fitzcarraldo, London, 2021

Proposed by Tomasz Rozycki

Judith Schalansky

An Inventory of losses,

Translated from German by Jackie Smith

New Directions, New York, 2019

Proposed by Tomasz Rozycki

Sergei Lebedev

Untraceable,

Translated from Russian by Antonina W. Bouis 

Apollo, New York, 2021

Proposed by Carsten Jensen

Édouard Louis

Who killed my father,

Translated from French by Edouard Louis & Lorin Stein

London Vintage, London, 2018

Proposed by Carsten Jensen

Mathieu Sapin

Gérard : five years with Depardieu,

Europe Comics, 2020 (e-book)

Proposed by Jul (Julien Berjeaut)

Lisa Mandel

Une année exemplaire,

Lisa Mandel, 2020

Proposed by Jul (Julien Berjeaut)

Patrice Jean

L’homme surnuméraire,

Rue Fromentin, Paris, 2017

Proposed by Benoît Duteurtre

Claudie Hunzinger

Les grands cerfs,

Grasset, Paris, 2019

Proposed by Benoît Duteurtre

Carmen Boullosa

The book of Anna,

Translated from Spanish by Samantha Schnee

Coffee House Press, Minneapolis, 2020

Proposed by Siri Hustvedt

Frank Huyler

White Hot Light : Twenty-five Years in Emergency Medicine,

Harper Perennial, New York, 2020

Proposed by Siri Hustvedt