Last Tuesday the translated-lit group Three Percent announced the longlist for their annual Best Translated Book Award. It is the fifth year for the award. The list includes the selected titles for the fiction award. Of these 25 titles, 10 will be selected as finalists for the shortlist, which will be announced on Tuesday, April 10th. On that day they will also announce the 10 finalists for the poetry title of the BTBA. From each of these two lists, a winner will be awarded and recognized by Three Percent as winner of the Best Translated Book Award.
Below is the list of the 25 titles that comprise the fiction longlist. Continue reading “Best Translated Book Award 2012 Longlist Announced”