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International Booker Prize 2024

The 2024 longlist for the International Booker Prize, the world’s most significant award for a single work of translated fiction, has been announced, featuring “books that speak of courage and kindness, of the vital importance of community, and of the effects of standing up to tyranny’”. Find out more about the books.

Crooked Plow by Itamar Viera Júnior, and Johnny Lorenz

Crooked Plow

Itamar Viera Júnior, and, Johnny Lorenz

The House on Via Gemito: Winner of the Strega Prize by Domenico Starnone, and Oonagh Stransky

The House on Via Gemito: Winner of the Strega Prize

Domenico Starnone, and, Oonagh Stransky

Mater 2-10 by Hwang Sok-yong, Sora Kim-Russell, and Youngjae Josephine Bae

Mater 2-10

Hwang Sok-yong, Sora Kim-Russell, and, Youngjae Josephine Bae

What I’d Rather Not Think About by Jente Posthuma, and Sarah Timmer Harvey

What I’d Rather Not Think About

Jente Posthuma, and, Sarah Timmer Harvey

Lost on Me: Longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2024 by Veronica Raimo, and Leah Janeczko

Lost on Me: Longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2024

Veronica Raimo, and, Leah Janeczko

The Details: The intoxicating international bestseller by Ia Genberg, and Kira Josefsson

The Details: The intoxicating international bestseller

Ia Genberg, and, Kira Josefsson

Kairos: Longlisted for the International Booker Prize by Jenny Erpenbeck (Y), and Michael Hofmann

Kairos: Longlisted for the International Booker Prize

Jenny Erpenbeck (Y), and, Michael Hofmann

Undiscovered by Gabriela Wiener, and Julia Sanches

Undiscovered

Gabriela Wiener, and, Julia Sanches

A Dictator Calls by Ismail Kadare, and John Hodgson

A Dictator Calls

Ismail Kadare, and, John Hodgson

Not a River by Selva Almada, and Annie McDermott

Not a River

Selva Almada, and, Annie McDermott

Simpatia by Rodrigo Blanco Calderon, Noel Hernandez Gonzalez, and Daniel Hahn

Simpatia

Rodrigo Blanco Calderon, Noel Hernandez Gonzalez, and, Daniel Hahn

The Silver Bone: Longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2024 by Andrey Kurkov, and Boris Dralyuk

The Silver Bone: Longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2024

Andrey Kurkov, and, Boris Dralyuk

White Nights by Urszula Honek

White Nights

Urszula Honek

The Women's Prize for Fiction

Now in its 29th year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction shines a spotlight on outstanding, ambitious, original fiction written in English by women from anywhere in the world. Find out more.

Enter Ghost by Isabella Hammad

Enter Ghost

Isabella Hammad

Western Lane: Longlisted For The Booker Prize 2023 by Chetna Maroo

Western Lane: Longlisted For The Booker Prize 2023

Chetna Maroo

Soldier Sailor: Longlisted for the Women's Prize 2024 by Claire Kilroy

Soldier Sailor: Longlisted for the Women's Prize 2024

Claire Kilroy

The Maiden: Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2024 by Kate Foster

The Maiden: Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2024

Kate Foster

Ordinary Human Failings by Megan Nolan

Ordinary Human Failings

Megan Nolan

Brotherless Night: 'Blazingly brilliant' CELESTE NG by V. V. Ganeshananthan

Brotherless Night: 'Blazingly brilliant' CELESTE NG

V. V. Ganeshananthan

Hangman by Maya Binyam

Hangman

Maya Binyam

Nightbloom: LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2024 by Peace Adzo Medie

Nightbloom: LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2024

Peace Adzo Medie

8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster: Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2024 by Mirinae Lee

8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster: Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2024

Mirinae Lee

And Then She Fell by Alicia Elliott

And Then She Fell

Alicia Elliott

In Defence of the Act by Effie Black

In Defence of the Act

Effie Black

Restless Dolly Maunder by Kate Grenville

Restless Dolly Maunder

Kate Grenville

A Trace of Sun: a powerful and extraordinary novel exploring the long-term emotional impact of family separation by Pam Williams

A Trace of Sun: a powerful and extraordinary novel exploring the long-term emotional impact of family separation

Pam Williams

The Wren, The Wren: The Booker Prize-winning author by Anne Enright

The Wren, The Wren: The Booker Prize-winning author

Anne Enright

River East, River West: Longlisted for the Women's Prize 2024 by Aube Rey Lescure

River East, River West: Longlisted for the Women's Prize 2024

Aube Rey Lescure

The Blue, Beautiful World: Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2024 by Karen Lord

The Blue, Beautiful World: Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2024

Karen Lord

The Women's Prize for Non-Fiction

In its inaugural year, The Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction showcases female writers of non-fiction from across the English speaking world. Find out more.

Young Queens by Leah Redmond Chang

Young Queens

Leah Redmond Chang

Wifedom: Mrs Orwell’s Invisible Life by Anna Funder

Wifedom: Mrs Orwell’s Invisible Life

Anna Funder

Thunderclap: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of On Chapel Sands by Laura Cumming

Thunderclap: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of On Chapel Sands

Laura Cumming

Shadows At Noon: The South Asian Twentieth Century by Joya Chatterji

Shadows At Noon: The South Asian Twentieth Century

Joya Chatterji

A Flat Place by Noreen Masud

A Flat Place

Noreen Masud

Matrescence: On the Metamorphosis of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Motherhood by Lucy Jones

Matrescence: On the Metamorphosis of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Motherhood

Lucy Jones

How To Say Babylon: A Jamaican Memoir by Safiya Sinclair

How To Say Babylon: A Jamaican Memoir

Safiya Sinclair

All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake - LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2024 by Tiya Miles

All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake - LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2024

Tiya Miles

Some People Need Killing: Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Non-Fiction by Patricia Evangelista

Some People Need Killing: Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Non-Fiction

Patricia Evangelista

The Britannias: An Island Quest by Alice Albinia

The Britannias: An Island Quest

Alice Albinia

Doppelganger: A Trip Into the Mirror World by Naomi Klein

Doppelganger: A Trip Into the Mirror World

Naomi Klein

Code Dependent: Living in the Shadow of AI by Madhumita Murgia

Code Dependent: Living in the Shadow of AI

Madhumita Murgia

Intervals by Marianne Brooker

Intervals

Marianne Brooker

Eve: How The Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Human Evolution by Cat Bohannon

Eve: How The Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Human Evolution

Cat Bohannon

Vulture Capitalism: LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION by Grace Blakeley

Vulture Capitalism: LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION

Grace Blakeley

The Dictionary People: The unsung heroes who created the Oxford English Dictionary by Sarah Ogilvie

The Dictionary People: The unsung heroes who created the Oxford English Dictionary

Sarah Ogilvie

The Big Sporting Read

The Big Sporting Read is a collaboration between The Reading Agency and BBC Arts, aiming to use the power of sport to inspire readers across the UK – highlighting the links between sporting excellence, reading, health and wellbeing. Find out more.

Chinaman by Shehan Karunatilaka

Chinaman

Shehan Karunatilaka

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Haruki Murakami

The Boys In The Boat: An Epic Journey to the Heart of Hitler's Berlin by Daniel James Brown

The Boys In The Boat: An Epic Journey to the Heart of Hitler's Berlin

Daniel James Brown

Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby

Fever Pitch

Nick Hornby

Gold by Chris Cleave

Gold

Chris Cleave

The Damned Utd by David Peace

The Damned Utd

David Peace

Jessica Ennis: Unbelievable - From My Childhood Dreams To Winning Olympic Gold: The life story of Team GB's Olympic Golden Girl by Jessica Ennis

Jessica Ennis: Unbelievable - From My Childhood Dreams To Winning Olympic Gold: The life story of Team GB's Olympic Golden Girl

Jessica Ennis

Proud: My Autobiography by Gareth Thomas

Proud: My Autobiography

Gareth Thomas

Our Life on Ice: The Autobiography by Jayne Torvill, and Christopher Dean

Our Life on Ice: The Autobiography

Jayne Torvill, and, Christopher Dean

Don't Tell Me You're Afraid by Giuseppe Catozzella, and Anne Milano Appel

Don't Tell Me You're Afraid

Giuseppe Catozzella, and, Anne Milano Appel

The Lido by Libby Page

The Lido

Libby Page

Eat, Drink, Run by Bryony Gordon

Eat, Drink, Run

Bryony Gordon

Coming Up for Air: What I Learned from Sport, Fame and Fatherhood by Tom Daley

Coming Up for Air: What I Learned from Sport, Fame and Fatherhood

Tom Daley

A Woman's Game: The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Women's Football by Suzanne Wrack

A Woman's Game: The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Women's Football

Suzanne Wrack

How (Not) To Be Strong by Alex Scott

How (Not) To Be Strong

Alex Scott

Unseen Academicals: (Discworld Novel 37) by Terry Pratchett

Unseen Academicals: (Discworld Novel 37)

Terry Pratchett

The Hard Parts: A Story of Courage and Triumph by Oksana Masters

The Hard Parts: A Story of Courage and Triumph

Oksana Masters

Western Lane: Shortlisted For The Booker Prize 2023 by Chetna Maroo

Western Lane: Shortlisted For The Booker Prize 2023

Chetna Maroo

Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Carrie Soto Is Back

Taylor Jenkins Reid

Beryl: In Search of Britain's Greatest Athlete, Beryl Burton by Jeremy Wilson

Beryl: In Search of Britain's Greatest Athlete, Beryl Burton

Jeremy Wilson

Coffee First, Then the World: One Woman's Record-Breaking Pedal Around the Planet by Jenny Graham

Coffee First, Then the World: One Woman's Record-Breaking Pedal Around the Planet

Jenny Graham

Mary Peters: My Story by Lady Mary Peters

Mary Peters: My Story

Lady Mary Peters

The Extra Mile by Kevin Sinfield

The Extra Mile

Kevin Sinfield

Fearless: Adventures with Extraordinary Women by Louise Minchin

Fearless: Adventures with Extraordinary Women

Louise Minchin

A Fan for All Seasons: A Journey Through Life and Sport by Jon Harvey

A Fan for All Seasons: A Journey Through Life and Sport

Jon Harvey

Themed booklists

We’ve collected together some of our previous booklists on a variety of themes and topics. Take a look to find your next read.

Nature and Conservation
Wonder Women
LGBT History Month
New Year, New Adventures
Books of the Year 2023
Debuts of 2023
Poetry for National Poetry Day
STEM for National Coding Week
Escape with a Book
Turning the Page
Sports and Games
Community and Celebration
A Race Against Time
Wonders of the World
Translated books
Books to Make You Laugh
Big Jubilee Read
Big Eurovision Read

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