Posted on 10/21/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Though it’s too late to bid, this literary-themed auction is worth sharing. Four hundred items of clothing and accessories that...

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Posted on 10/13/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new collection of turn-of-the-century Italian fairytales brings nearly twenty stories to English for the first time. The Pomegranates and...

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Posted on 10/12/2021 at 08:24 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sally Rooney has turned down a translation offer from an Israeli-based publishing house because of her stance on the Israel-Palestine...

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Posted on 09/15/2021 at 02:48 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature came out today. Out of 164 submissions, these ten, coming...

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Posted on 09/15/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jhumpa Lahiri’s fascination with translation is nowhere near petering out. Her publisher announced Monday that her next book, out in...

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Posted on 09/09/2021 at 12:33 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday, again, to the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy. (Thanks to Russia’s switch from the Julian calendar to the...

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Posted on 09/02/2021 at 09:04 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Simone de Beauvoir referred to an unpublished novel in her 1963 memoir, and it’s finally available to English readers. Inseparable,...

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Posted on 08/28/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday to author Leo Tolstoy, who was born on this day in 1828. Several of his works have become...

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Posted on 08/10/2021 at 09:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Leila Slimani's new novel, In the Country of Others, hit shelves today. The story of Mathilde, who falls in love...

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Posted on 07/07/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For decades, academics had debated whether a long-lost manuscript from Marcel Proust still existed. They received their answer early this...

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