The readers for the 2014 Best Translated Book Award will begin making decisions soon. It’s time to quickly read any front runners that you want to argue about and join the betting pools!
This post will be a link roundup for discussion about the 2014 BTBA. Please let me know any links I missed in the comments. Once the longlist is posted, I will update with reviews and more information about each of the contenders.
BTBA 2014 site
Contains posts from the readers riffing on different nominees.
The Mookse and the Gripes BTBA discussion forum
Database of all 2013 translations (xlsx file)
Clues so far:
two books from the IFFP list are on the BTBA longlist so farcontradicted by further clues
- All other clues collected here; rather than recopy that I’ll just link.
Speculation and Lists:
Chad Post’s personal predictions
The Mookse and Gripes’ predictions (and more scattered about the forums)
The Complete Review looks ahead to potential competitors (from May 2013)
Writers No One Reads 2013 preview (part 1)
Writers No One Reads 2013 preview (part 2)