Laura Watkinson is a translator and translation-activist on why kids need to read books in translation, and why we don't have more of them.
Finished watching the Korean Netflix series STRANGER? Read these 5 novels by Korean women the show's independent-minded Det. Han Yeo-jin would love.
If the world were to end next week, in, say, a nuclear showdown between two blustery national leaders, what would make your pre-apocalypse reading list?
August is #WITMonth! Celebrate with these seven new releases, all from women authors, all newly translated into English.
Only about 30% of new translations into English are of books by women. #WITMonth gives us a chance to celebrate translated literature by women.
Illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi was refused a visa to come to the UK for the Edinburgh Book Festival. It's the public that misses out with restrictions & bans.
Great audiobooks for the whole family.
Daoud, a character in "Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge," is perhaps the most believable 9/11 supporter in fiction. Why did his creator take this risk?
Get to know Saudi Literature and bulk up that TBR even more.
If you really want to disappoint the 15th century literati, there's no better way to do it than indulging with popular tales and epics.
Iraqi books written by Iraqis.
The "global" children's literature that's celebrated is often almost entirely from Europe. This is a trip around the globe, from Mexico to Shanghai.
Short stories have become a sandbox for formal, stylistic, and ideational experimentation. They can also help us re-imagine womanhood and women's lives.
Most lists of books about fascist futures, resistance reading, and Trumptopias have been made up of works by white writers. Seven by African-Americans.
Keep your Valentine's Day from bland love-isms with radical-classical love poetry, women's lust, Arabic calligraphy, and fiery art.