Summer in Translation

  • Protestors dressed as zombies in Slovenia. Photo by Jumpin' Jack/Flickr
    August 19, 2014 | Miha Mazzini
    Slovene protestors dressed as zombies. Photo by Jumpin' Jack/Flickr With political elites in power who, many claim, were out of touch with the people, the small, Adriatic countr...
  • 32 by Sahar Mandour
    August 14, 2014 | Sahar Mandour
    A best-seller at the 2010 Arab Book Fair in Beirut, 32 follows the life of a young woman in her thirties, her four female friends, and a Sri Lankan domestic worker. The book sheds light o...
  • Diary of the Fall
    August 12, 2014 | Megan Smith
    By My Hand: A Commissario Ricciardi Mystery by Maurizio de Giovanni Translated by Antony Shugaar Gifted with the ability to see and hear the final moments of murder victims’ lives, a commissi...
  • Kathleen Heil
    July 22, 2014 | Kathleen Heil
    Kathleen Heil for Patricio Pron  I don’t know when, exactly, I began to equate literary translation with the institution of marriage. But at some point I started to think t...
  • The Elusive Moth
    July 15, 2014 | Jen Rickard Blair
    Invisible Love by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt Translated by Howard Curtis. Europa Editions. This newest collection of short stories from Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt examines the facets of love through a...
  • Denise Newman
    July 1, 2014 | Michelle Johnson
    This October, Two Lines Press will release Baboon, the first book-length translation of Danish author Naja Marie Aidt. That story collection, Bavian, won the 2008 Nordi...

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