The May 2023 issue of World Literature Today ponders “The Future of the Book,” featuring a marquee interview with Azar Nafisi and contributions by others on the subject of books and book culture. The book review section rounds up the best new books from around the world, and additional interviews, poetry, short fiction and creative nonfiction, culture essays, a postcard from the former Yugoslavia, and an outpost from Berlin make the May issue your perfect summer reading companion.

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June 06, 2023
Kristín Ómarsdóttir
“This is my room, it / is called Iceland. A sea cable fastens. / it to Europe and to here and / from here fly airplanes with / their ink cartridges full of people,” from “National Anthem,” by Kristín Ómarsdóttir (trans. by Vala Th
May 31, 2023
World Literature Today has announced the winners of its annual Student Translation Prize.  

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