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TMR 13.8: “Vinelander” [ADA, OR ARDOR]

In a rather subdued (re: election night hangover) episode, Chad and Brian discuss the relationship between cinema and writing, photos and memory, and what seems to be Nabokov's relationship to movies as art. They also talk about the screwball comedy nature of Van and Ada being found out, discuss the way in which part II ...

Spanish-Language Speculative Fiction by Women in Translation. [#WITMonth]

Today's post is by Rachel Cordasco, founder and curator of Speculative Fiction in Translation, co-translator of Creative Surgery by Clelia Farris, and is working on a book about speculative fiction from around the world.  Despite 2020 being a downright awful year, it has given us several excellent works of ...

“Garden by the Sea” by Mercè Rodoreda

  Garden by the Sea by Mercè Rodoreda Translated from the Catalan by Maruxa Relaño and Martha Tennent 230 pgs. | pb | 9781948830089   | $15.95 Open Letter Books Review by Kira Baran   Originally published in 1967 in the Catalan, Garden by the Sea is just one of several works that has earned ...