Booker Prize 2021 Nominees

“I Live in the Slums” by Can Xue (Translated from Chinese by Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping)

“At Night All Blood Is Black” by David Diop (Translated from French by Anna Moschovakis)

“The Pear Field” by Nana Ekvtimishvili (Translated from Georgian by Elizabeth Heighway)

“The Dangers of Smoking in Bed” by Mariana Enríquez (Translated from Spanish by Megan McDowell)

“When We Cease to Understand the World” by Benjamín Labatut (Translated from Spanish by Adrian Nathan West)

“The Perfect Nine: The Epic Gikuyu and Mumbi” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (Translated from Gikuyu by the author)

“The Employee” s by Olga Ravn, (Translated from Danish by Martin Aitke)

“Summer Brother” by Jaap Robben (Translated from Dutch by David Doherty)

“An Inventory of Losses” by Judith Schalansky (Translated from German by Jackie Smith)

“Minor Detail” by Adania Shibli (Translated from Arabic by Elisabeth Jaquette)

“In Memory of Memory” by Maria Stepanova (Translated from Russian by Sasha Dugdale)

“Wretchedness” by Andrzej Tichý (Translated from Swedish by Nichola Smalley)

“The War of the Poor” by Éric Vuillard (Translated from French by Mark Polizzotti)