Today the Independent Foreign Fiction Award shortlist was announed. The winner will be announed on May 13.

  • Brodeck’s Report, by Philippe Claudel, translated from the French by John Cullen
  • The Blind Side of the Heart, by Julia Franck, translated from the German by Anthea Bell
  • Fists, by Pietro Grossi, translated from the Italian by Howard Curtis
  • Broken Glass, by Alain Manbanckou, translated from the French by Helen Stevenson
  • The Dark Side of Love, by Rafik Schami, translated from the German by Anthea Bell
  • Chowringhee, by Sankar, translated from the Bengali by Arunava Sinha
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