Two NYRB Titles on Awards Shortlists March 02, 2022
Two 2021 New York Review Books titles recently made it on awards shortlists. Nastassja Martin’s In the Eye of the Wild (trans. Sophie R. Lewis) is a finalist for the French-American Foundation’s 2022 Translation Prize, and Benjamín Labatut’s When We Cease to Understand the World (trans. Adrian Nathan West) is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times’ Art Seidenbaum Award, which recognizes debut works of fiction. The winner of the former award will be announced later this year, and the winner of the latter will be announced during an awards ceremony on April 22, 2022, at 7pm PT.
To see the rest of the shortlist for the FAF Translation Prize, click here. To check out the other Art Seidenbaum Award finalists and to get more info about the L.A. Times Book Prizes award ceremony, click here.