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2023 International Booker Prize Longlist Announced

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The award winner will be named at a ceremony at the Sky Garden in London on Tuesday 23 May.

On Tuesday, March 14, the International Booker Prize announced the list of contenders for the award. This is stated on the award’s official website.

So, among this year’s nominees is a novel by Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov called Jimi Hendrix’s Lviv tour. It was nominated for an English translation award by Reuben Woolley.

In total, there are 13 books on the list, including:

  • Jimi Hendrix Live in Lviv” (Jimi Hendrix’s Lviv tour) – Andrey Kurkov

  • Ninth Building (Ninth Building) – Zou Jingzhi

  • A System That’s Brilliantly Blind – Amanda Svensson

  • Still Born (Still Born) – Guadalupe Nettel

  • Pyre (Bonfire) – Perumal Murugan

  • While We Dream – Clemens Mayer

  • The Birthday Party – Laurent Mauvigne

  • Is Mother Dead – Vigdis Gert

  • Standing Heavy – GauZ’

  • Time Shelter – Georgi Gospodinov

  • The Gospel According to the New World – Maryse Condé

  • Whale (Kit) – Jeon Meng Kwan

  • Boulder (Boulder) – Eva Balthazar

A six-book shortlist will be announced on Tuesday, April 18th.

Earlier it was reported that on Saturday, March 11, the winners of the Shevchenko Prize in 2023 were announced.

The book about Ukraine became an Amazon bestseller

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