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“Eleven Sooty Dreams” by Manuela Draeger [Excerpt]

As we posted about last week, in honor of Radiant Terminus being the next featured Two Month Review title, Antoine Volodine is our "Author of the Month." So, if you want to buy any of his books, you can get 30% off by using the code VOLODINE at checkout. (And yes, that applies to print AND ebooks.)  Last friday we ...

SCBWI Opens Work in Progress Grants to Translators of Children’s Literature

For the first time, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has opened its Work in Progress (WIP) grants to translators of children's literature.  Beginning this year, translators can follow the instructions here and here to submit to the WIP Translation category. Submissions will be ...

“Gustave and Maxime in Egypt (Or: The Metaphysics of Happening)” by Zsófia Bán

“. . . but an enormous part of our lives is taken up with everything that doesn’t happen.” —Péter Nádas   Gustave and Maxime are traveling. “Et le petit chat,” dit Hélène, “partira-t-il aussi?” Maxime is taking pictures and Gustave is reading. Maxime is running around and Gustave is sitting ...

Pub Date for “Night School: A Reader for Grownups” by Zsófia Bán!

To celebrate today's release of Night School: A Reader for Grownups by Zsófia Bán we're giving away five copies. You can enter by emailing Anthony Blake with "Night School" in the subject line. But hurry! This contest ends tonight at midnight Eastern time. Now, onto the book itself! We'll be posting a excerpt ...

Why Are Ebooks [Let’s Talk about Catalonia]

Just like with last week's post, I want to kick off this mini-survey of a couple Catalan titles with a chart of the presses who have brought out the most Catalan translations (according to the Translation Database): My first response is: Thank god I finally realized how easy it is to change the color on these charts! I ...

Radiant Terminus [Excerpt]

In support of Antoine Volodine as our featured "Author of the Month," throughout the day we'll be posting excerpts from the three books of his Open Letter has already published. (Next week we'll run excerpts from forthcoming ones . . . )  The last excerpt for today is from Radiant Terminus, translated from the French by ...

Bardo or Not Bardo [Excerpt]

In support of Antoine Volodine as our featured "Author of the Month," throughout the day we'll be posting excerpts from the three books of his Open Letter has already published. (Next week we'll run excerpts from forthcoming ones . . . )  Next up is Bardo or Not Bardo, translated from the French by J.T. ...