New Books

  • Like a Fading Shadow
    July 11, 2017 | Reid Bartholomew
    The dog days of summer are upon us, and there’s no better way to pass through the longer days than curling up with a book in the shade. If you’re looking for some words to keep you company, there are...
  • The Clouds
    May 3, 2016 | Melissa Weiss
    Juan José Saer The Clouds Trans. Hilary Vaughn DobelOpen Letter  Doctor Real’s manuscript, located on a computer disk found by Pichón Garay, describes his trip with five mental patients to a...
  • The Exchange of Princesses
    July 21, 2015 | Amy Lantrip
    The Exchange of Princesses Chantal ThomasJohn Cullen, tr.Other Press The royal houses of France and Spain trade their princesses in 1722, hoping to strengthen the bonds of the two countries a...
  • New Poetry 2015
    April 27, 2015 | Kelly Rogers
    Introspection is one of the key elements of growing up and moving forward. Though the process can be anywhere from melancholy to enlightening, the importance is in the journey. Coming just in time for...
  • Seven Lives and One Great Love: The Memoirs of a Cat
    May 13, 2014 | WLT
    As you’re building your summer reading lists, don’t forget these new translations.   Seven Lives and One Great Love: The Memoirs of a Cat Lena Divani Konstantine Matsoukas, tr. (Europa Editions)     W...
  • Book cover of Navidad & Matanza
    April 29, 2014 | WLT
    Every month, new English translations appear. Here are three of April’s offerings. Navidad & Matanza Carlos Labbé. Will Vanderhyden, tr. (Open Letter) In Chilean writer Carlos Labbé’s short metafi...
  • October 8, 2013 | WLT
    In these new translations from Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese, you can visit the publishing houses of fifteenth-century Venice, the early years of Brasília, and twenty-first-century Buenos Aires....
  • March 19, 2013 | Michelle Johnson
    Despite the recurring dismal reports of the number of books translated into English, we’re already seeing many exciting translations in 2013. For those seeking to read broadly, and abroad, we offer a...
  • December 21, 2012 | Kaitlin Hawkins
    Happy holidays from all of us here at World Literature Today! This week’s links will keep you busy throughout your holiday downtime. News, Reviews, and Interviews En...
  • The Perfect American
    December 4, 2012 | Melissa Weiss
    November 27–December 11 Tears in Rain Rosa Montero, Lilit Žekulin Thwaites, tr. AmazonCrossingNovember 27, 2012 Detective Bruna Husky, a replicant or “techno-human,” was designed by humans to perform...
  • August 28, 2012 | Jen Rickard Blair
    The bookstore shelves at the Edinburgh International Book Festival were deliciously packed with new releases from the hundreds of authors who participated in the two week festival. The following readi...

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