From intimate gatherings to bustling festivals, we celebrate the finest in fiction at these UK events featuring Booker Prize and International Booker Prize authors

International Booker Prize Shortlist Readings

Join the six authors and their translators shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2024 as they read from and discuss their books with Chris Power the novel A Lonely Man, and a short-story collection, Mothers. He presents Open Book on BBC Radio 4 and writes for several papers including the London Review of Books, the Guardian and the Sunday Times. This event will be available to livestream. 

Date: Fri 17 May, 7.45pm

Location: Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall

Price: £15

Tickets: Buy from

Southbank Centre logo