Friday, January 19, 2007

2007 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Longlist

THE FOLLOWING 20 BOOKS from around the world have been longlisted for the 2007 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize:

1. My Father’s Notebook / Kader Abdolah (trans. from the Dutch by Susan Massotty; Canongate)
2. The Book of Chameleons / José Eduardo Agualusa (trans. from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn; Arcadia)
3. Steal You Away / Niccolò Ammaniti (trans. from the Italian by Jonathan Hunt; Canongate)
4. The Speed of Light / Javier Cercas (trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean; Bloomsbury)
5. The Moldavian Pimp / Edgardo Cozarinsky (trans. from the Spanish by Nick Caistor; Harvill Secker)
6. The Story of Blanche and Marie / Per Olov Enquist (trans. from the Swedish by Tiina Nunnally; Harvill Secker)
7. The Old Child / Jenny Erpenbeck (trans. from the German by Susan Bernofsky; Portobello)
8. Just Like Tomorrow / Faïza Guène (trans. from the French by Sarah Adams; Chatto & Windus)
9. Four Walls / Vangelis Hatziyannidis (trans. from the Greek by Anne-Marie Stanton-Ife; Marion Boyars)
10. The Successor / Ismail Kadare (trans. from the French by David Bellos; Canongate)
11. Stick Out Your Tongue / Ma Jian (trans. from the Chinese by Flora Drew; Chatto & Windus)
12. Your Face Tomorrow 2: Dance and Dream / Javier Marías (trans. from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa; Chatto & Windus)
13. Vienna / Eva Menasse (trans. from the German by Anthea Bell; Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
14. Wizard of the Crow / Ngugi wa Thiong’o (trans. from the Gikuyu by Ngugi wa Thiong’o; Harvill Secker)
15. Havana Black / Leonardo Padura (trans. from the Spanish by Peter Bush; Bitter Lemon)
16. A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear / Atiq Rahimi (trans. from the Dari by Sarah Maguire and Yama Yari; Chatto & Windus)
17. Seeing / José Saramago (trans. from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa; Harvill Secker)
18. The Gaze / Elif Shafak (trans. from the Turkish by Brendan Freely; Marion Boyars)
19. Shyness and Dignity / Dag Solstad (trans. from the Norwegian by Sverre Lyngstad; Harvill Secker)
20. Grace / Linn Ullmann (trans. from the Norwegian by Barbara Haveland; Picador)

A shortlist of six will be chosen in early March 2007.
The winner will be announced in May 2007.


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