Time Shelter by Georgi Gospodinov (Harriman Writer in Residence, Fall 2022), translated by Angela Rodel, was shortlisted for the International Booker Prize. The £50,000 prize money is divided equally between the author and translator. The shortlist of six books was announced on April 18. The winning title will be announced at a ceremony in London on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.
The International Booker Prize Committee on Time Shelter:
A wide-ranging, thought-provoking, macabre and humorous novel about nationality, identity and ageing, and about the healing and destructive power of memory.
Read the International Booker’s interview with Gospodinov >>
Read an excerpt from Time Shelter, translated by Angela Rodel >>
Read the International Booker’s interview with translator Angela Rodel >>