Posted on 11/12/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday was not only Veterans Day; it was also the birthday of two significant writers: Kurt Vonnegut and Fyodor Dostoevsky....

Posted on 10/29/2019 at 10:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have an update on Elena Ferrante’s next novel, first teased in early September. The Lying Life of Adults will...

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Posted on 10/17/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary Hub has another free short story for us today, written by Eka Kurniawan and translated by Annie Tucker. “Caronang”...

Posted on 10/10/2019 at 07:31 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two authors received the Nobel Prize in Literature this morning. Olga Tokarczuk won the delayed 2018 award, and Peter Handke...

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Posted on 10/01/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the leadup to International Translation Day — which was yesterday, oops! — one journalist looked at a famously frequently...

Posted on 09/24/2019 at 02:02 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The original version of a hugely influential indictment of Stalinism, lost for decades, has now been professionally translated into English....

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Posted on 09/17/2019 at 06:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature came out today. These ten books — mostly novels, with...

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Posted on 08/09/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2018 Booker Prize-winning book may still be in talks about a movie adaptation, but the 2017 winner has moved...

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Posted on 07/26/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A bestselling author has acknowledged approving some — but not all — changes in the Russian translation of his latest...

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Posted on 07/17/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Translation is a delicate art based on language alone, let alone culture and politics. The latest example: a Turkish translation...

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