PLANET OF CLAY Named a Finalist for the National Book Award

World Editions is happy and proud to share that Planet of Clay has been named a Finalist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature, as announced via the New York Times on October 5.

Planet of Clay is written by the award-winning Samar Yazbek and is translated from the Arabic by Leri Price, whose translation of Death Is Hard Work by Khaled Khalifa was a finalist for the same award in 2019. Price is the first two-time finalist in the Translated Literature category since its inception in 2018.

Planet of Clay is available now from your local bookseller. Click here to order online from Bookshop.org.

To see the complete list of finalists, click here.

To read more about the longlisted books, authors, and translators, click here.

The winner will be announced on during the 72nd National Book Awards Ceremony on November 17. RSVP for this virtual event here.