The National Book Critics Circle has just announced finalists for the Gregg Barrios Book in Translation Prize—we’re thrilled to announce that Bachtyar Ali’s The Last Pomegranate Tree made the shortlist! Warmest congratulations to Bachtyar Ali and translator Kareem Abdulrahman for this masterpiece.
“Kaleidoscopic and mesmerizing . . . Ali’s novel is a visionary wonder that plunges into the dreamscape of a people’s fraught memory. For readers, this is unforgettable.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review