A 'clinic for the past' offers a promising treatment for Alzheimer's sufferers: nostalgia. Each floor of the clinic reproduces a decade in minute detail, transporting patients back to their preferred time and the reader into European history. Time Shelter, translated by Angela Rodel, is the Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov's third novel, and the first Bulgarian book to be nominated for the International Booker Prize. The judging panel said it was "an inventive, subversive and morbidly humorous novel about national identities and the seductive dangers of memory and nostalgia." Time Shelter was first published in Bulgaria in 2020.