International Booker Prize Winner Announcement Rescheduled to August 26 [3]

The International Booker Prize winner will now be announced on August 26 [5]. As bookstores begin to reopen, both in England and abroad, the Booker Prizes have created a downloadable poster [6]booklet [7], and reading guide [8] for stores to promote the shortlist, which was announced June 15.

Videos for each of the shortlisted books are available on Facebook [9], Twitter [10], Instagram [11], and YouTube [12]. Booksellers can learn more about the Booker Prizes by following the official hashtags, #InternationalBooker2020 and #TranslatedFiction.

The 2020 shortlist is:

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree [13] by Shokoofeh Azar (Farsi-Iran), translated by Anonymous, published by Europa Editions

The Adventures of China Iron [14] by Gabriela Cabezón Cámara (Spanish-Argentina), translated by Iona Macintyre and Fiona Mackintosh, published by Charco Press

Tyll [15] by Daniel Kehlmann (Germany-German), translated by Ross Benjamin, published by Quercus

Hurricane Season [16] by Fernanda Melchor (Spanish-Mexico), translated by Sophie Hughes, Published by Fitzcarraldo Editions

The Memory Police [17] by Yoko Ogawa (Japanese-Japan), translated by Stephen Snyder, published by Harvill Secker

The Discomfort of Evening [18] by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (Dutch-Netherlands), translated by Michele Hutchison, published by Faber & Faber