Not long after the IFFP winner was announced, we also get the winner of the BTBA! What a wonderful day!
This year’s winner is:
- The Last Lover, by Can Xue, translated from the Chinese by Annelises Finegan Wasmoen
The judges also named three runners-up:
- Harlequin’s Millions, by Bohumil Hrabal, translated from the Czech by Stacey Knecht
- Faces in the Crowd, by Valeria Luiselli, translated from the Spanish by Christina MacSweeney
- Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, by Elena Ferrante, translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein