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Three Percent #148: The Hottest Trend

Sticking more or less to their biweekly schedule, Chad and Tom reconvene to talk about a couple recent articles, the challenges of being a literary nonprofit, interesting books they’re reading, humblebrags about the Words Without Borders and PEN galas, and more. Surprising lack of sports talk this week, although there is a good vibe of resignation and slight depression that is a hallmark of a solid Three Percent episode.

Articles and media referenced in this episode:

The National Book Awards Haul Translators Out of Obscurity

AWP on the Brink

Tentacle by Rita Indiana

The Nocilla Trilogy by Augustín Fernández Mallo

Donate to Open Letter!

This week’s music is “Be This Way” by Arms and Sleepers

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