Posted on May 25, 2022 at 9:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

French author Alice Zeniter and her translator, Frank Wynne, have won the world’s most lucrative prize for a novel published...

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Posted on May 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A 2020 biography of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is being translated into English for the first time — and updated....

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Posted on April 28, 2022 at 10:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning Chicano author Rolando Hinojosa-Smith has died at the age of ninety-three. Hinojosa-Smith, who was also a professor of literature,...

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Posted on March 15, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Little did the authors of two March releases know how timely their books would feel. Marie Yovanovitch, a former US...

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Posted on March 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Russia's attacks have prompted a number of urgent requests from the Ukrainian people. This one isn't as critical as weapons...

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Posted on March 11, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Andrey Kurkov knew his 2014 novel Grey Bees would have some evergreen relevance. After all, it was inspired by...

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Posted on March 10, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This year's International Booker Prize longlist includes a milestone. For the first time, says the Guardian, a book translated from...

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Posted on March 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's easy to think of famous authors as being finished products, rather than works in progress like the rest of...

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Posted on February 24, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One of Iran's bestselling novelists has died. Iraj Pezeshkzad died January 12 at age ninety-four, reports the New York Times....

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Posted on February 6, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Disney may have made sure that generations recognize Bambi as a coming-of-age story starring a deer. But a new translation...

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