The Booker International announced its shortlist, with last year’s winner Olga Tokarczuk nominated again. Many of the titles are not published in the US yet, though Riverhead publishes two of the nominated authors. The full list:
Celestial Bodies, by Jokha Alharthi (Sandstone Press)
The Years, by Annie Ernaux (Seven Stories/Fitzcarraldo Editions)
The Pine Islands, by Marion Poschmann (Serpent’s Tail)
Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead, Olga Tokarczuk (forthcoming from Riverhead/Fitzcarraldo Editions)
The Shape Of The Ruins, by Juan Gabriel Vásquez (Riverhead/MacLehose Press)
The Remainder, by Alia Trabucco Zerán (forthcoming from Coffee House Press/And Other Stories)
Barnes & Noble‘s April 2019 National Book Club Selection is Martha Hall Kelly’s Lost Roses.