Posted on January 16, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Interested in another book that shocked a nation? French writer Constance Debré was just, last fall published in English for...

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Posted on December 20, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Various installments of Jon Fosse's Septology saga have appeared on a wide variety of award lists. And now, finally, they're...

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Posted on December 10, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1920, Clarice Lispector — considered one of Brazil's most important literary figures — was born. Her...

Posted on November 12, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have a teaser trailer for the Netflix adaptation of The Lying Life of Adults. Elena Ferrante's follow-up to her...

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Posted on November 10, 2022 at 10:04 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Swedish author Karin Smirnoff is the latest person carrying on the vision of Stieg Larsson. Larsson wrote three books in...

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Posted on November 8, 2022 at 7:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A fair amount of Nobel Prize in Literature winner Annie Ernaux's work has already been translated into English. What hasn't,...

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Posted on October 21, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's been out for several years in Spanish, but Seven Empty Houses by Samanta Schweblin is now available in English,...

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Posted on October 11, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary translation isn't simply a matter of swapping in one language for another. There's historic context, cultural norms, and all...

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Posted on September 15, 2022 at 1:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Uyghur novel has been translated into English for the first time. Readers in the US and UK can now...

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Posted on September 14, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature came out today. Out of almost 150 submissions, these ten...

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