Posts tagged 'Fiction'
Posted 8 April 2013
We talked to Heather Reyes, editor of the new city-pick: St Petersburg, about the fascination of Russia and the joy of unearthing the unexpected.
Read 'city-pick heads to Russia '
Posted 21 January 2013
We catch up with John O'Brien, founder of Dalkey Archive Press, to discuss translation, the joy of discovery, and the point of literature.
Read 'Interview with John O'Brien, Dalkey Archive'
Posted 19 December 2012
There's a story by Danilo Kiš in which the heretic Simon Magus wanders the deserts of the Middle East years after Jesus' resurrection, preaching that the god of the Christians...
Read ''As if he were convulsed, or...'
Posted 12 December 2012
We asked translated fiction expert and book blogger over at Winston's Dad , Stu J Allen, to tell us about his favourite translated fiction books of the year.
Read 'Stu Allen's favourite books in translation...'
Posted 3 May 2012
Earlier this month I headed to Earl's Court and found myself right at the heart of the UK's translated fiction scene: the Literary Translation Centre at the London Book Fair.
Read 'Who are the gatekeepers? '
Posted 19 April 2012
This year's Independent Foreign Fiction Prize longlist presented our 'Shadow' judging team with an unusually strenuous task. With three of the fifteen choices weighing in at well over six hundred...
Read 'Mark Stanisforth on the Independent Foreign...'
Posted 16 April 2012
Remember when online search engines used to ask you where you wanted to go that day? That's how we feel about translated fiction. It can take us anywhere, show us...
Read 'A new translated fiction reads booklet'
Posted 21 February 2012
I've been lucky enough to attend two great events the last two Monday nights; braving the cold weather and fighting my natural tendency to hibernate at the start of the...
Read 'Claire Shanahan on The Sebald Lecture/Claire...'
Posted 12 December 2011
With Christmas just around the corner, now would be a good time to suggest a few translated fiction titles that would make ideal presents for your family members. I'm assuming...
Read 'Translated fiction: gifts for the family'