NYRB Titles on the 2021 National Book Award Shortlist October 15, 2021

Two of our 2021 books, Ge Fei's Peach Blossom Paradise (trans. Canaan Morse) and Benjamín Labatut's When We Cease to Understand the World (trans. Adrian Nathan West), have both been named as finalists for the National Book Award for Translated Literature. Congratulations to the authors and their translators!

The 2021 winner will be announced on November 17. To view the other three finalists and check out the rest of the National Book Award categories, click here.