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Lala and The Aviator longlisted for the EBRD Literature Prize 2019

17th January, 2019

Today (17th January) the longlist for the EBRD Literature Prize was revealed.

Two Oneworld titles were chosen: Lala by Jacek Dehnel (translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones), and The Aviator by Eugene Vodolazkin (translated by Lisa C Hayden). 

The EBRD Literature Prize was launched by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development last year to promote translated literary fiction and boasts a €20,000 prize for the winner, who will be announced on the 7th March.

The full longlist is as follows:

Lala by Jacek Dehnel, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones 

The Aviator by Eugene Vodolazkin, translated by Lisa C. Hayden

Soviet Milk by Nora Ikstena, translated by Margita Gaelitis 


The Devil’s Dance by Hamid Ismailov, translated by Donald Rayfield (with John Farndon) 

My Name is Adam by Elias Khoury, translated by Humphrey Davies 

The Clash of Images by Abdelfattah Kilito, translated by Robyn Cresswell 

The Peace Machine by Özgür Mumcu, translated by Mark David Wyers 

Drive your Plow by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones 

The Book of Whispers by Varujan Vosganian, translated by Alastair Ian Blyth 

Shatila Stories by 9 authors, translated by Nashwa Gowanlock 



Read more about this year’s longlist.


LalaThe Aviator

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