Discover the shortlist: Claudia Piñeiro, ‘I’ve always been very rebellious’
The globally bestselling author and scriptwriter discusses the inspiration behind the unlikely protagonist at the heart of her novel Elena Knows.
The 2022 shortlist includes previous winners Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft alongside authors translated into English for the first time. The shortlist spans six languages: Korean, Norwegian, Japanese, Spanish, Hindi and Polish.
Wildly original works of literature that will captivate readers, this year’s shortlisted books all explore trauma, whether on an individual or societal level.