Pretty Things by Virginie Despentes (trans. Emma Ramadan; The Feminist Press at CUNY), Bricks and Mortar by Clemens Meyer (trans. Katy Derbyshire; Fitzcarraldo Editions), Öræfï: The Wasteland by Ófeigur Sigurðsson (trans. Lytton Smith; Deep Vellum) and Fox by Dubravka Ugresic (trans. Ellen Elias-Bursac and David Williams; Open Letter) are shortlisted for the 2019 Best Translated Book Award. The winner will be announced on May 29.