New Translations in March

March 25, 2014
by WLT

The following four titles are new translations released this month and are ready to jump onboard your spring or summer reading lists.



Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Rhett McNeil, tr.

Dalkey Archive Press 

This collection includes both the Brazilian author’s essay on world literature and ten stories available in English for the first time.   



Rocío Cerón, Anna Rosenwong, tr.

Phoneme Media 

Describing her collection as both tactile and cerebral, Phoneme Media says that Mexican poet Rocío Cerón “guides the reader on a hallucinatory, spiraling journey through image, language, Mexican history, and soundscapes.” 


The Life of Rebecca JonesThe Life of Rebecca Jones

Angharad Price, Lloyd Jones, tr. 

MacLehose Press

This novel of early twentieth-century Wales illustrates a vanishing chapter of rural history.


And Then Came PauletteAnd Then Came Paulette

Barbara Constantine, Justin Phipps, tr.

MacLehose Press 

In this feel-good best-seller from France, a widower’s farm becomes a refuge for lost souls, both human and animal.