Posted on 01/13/2020 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Several literary obituaries have popped up in our newsfeed recently ... Chukwuemeka Ike, described as one of Nigeria’s most-read novelists,...

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Posted on 01/08/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An eleven-year-old book is just now causing drama for its author and publisher. Mohammed Hanif published A Case of Exploding...

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Posted on 12/03/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Milan Kundera is now a citizen of the Czech Republic. Kundera, best known for The Unbearable Lightness of Being,...

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Posted on 11/21/2019 at 07:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Book Foundation handed out the 2019 National Book Awards last night. The following five books emerged from a...

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Posted on 11/15/2019 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Coverage of Olga Tokarczuk’s various literary awards often includes information about her English translator, Jennifer Croft. And rightly so —...

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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...