The International Booker Prize winner will now be announced on August 26. As bookstores begin to reopen, both in England and abroad, the Booker Prizes have created a downloadable poster, booklet, and reading guide for stores to promote the shortlist, which was announced June 15.
Videos for each of the shortlisted books are available on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. 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 by Shokoofeh Azar (Farsi-Iran), translated by Anonymous, published by Europa Editions
The Adventures of China Iron by Gabriela Cabezón Cámara (Spanish-Argentina), translated by Iona Macintyre and Fiona Mackintosh, published by Charco Press
Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann (Germany-German), translated by Ross Benjamin, published by Quercus
Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor (Spanish-Mexico), translated by Sophie Hughes, Published by Fitzcarraldo Editions
The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa (Japanese-Japan), translated by Stephen Snyder, published by Harvill Secker
The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (Dutch-Netherlands), translated by Michele Hutchison, published by Faber & Faber