Pierce Alquist

Pierce Alquist is a transplanted New Yorker living and working in the publishing scene in Boston. Don’t worry if she fooled you, the red hair is misleading. She’s a literature in translation devotee and reviewer and lover of small, independent presses. A voracious traveler and foodie, you can find her in her kitchen making borscht or covered in red pepper paste as she perfects her kimchi recipe.

2020 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Award Finalists are here! The winners will be announced November 18, 2020, in a virtual ceremony.

7 Summer 2020 New Releases by Women in Translation

Women in Translation Month has ended but the joy of celebrating and reading women in translation doesn’t have to! Check out titles like The Disaster Tourist by Yun Ko-eun, translated by Lizzie Buehler, and more.

2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Winner Announced

Now in its 25th year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its 2020 winner, HAMNET by Maggie O’Farrell.

2020 Booker International Prize Winner Announced

The winner of the 2020 Booker International Prize has been announced.

2020 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for the 2020 Booker Prize has been announced.

Best Translated Book Award 2020 Winners Announced

The Best Translated Book Award 2020 winners have been announced.

Best Translated Book Award 2020 Shortlists Announced

2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist Announced

2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the Booker International Prize has announced its 2020 shortlist.

Ronan Farrow Cuts Ties with Publisher Hachette Over Woody Allen Memoir

Ronan Farrow has cuts ties with publisher Hachette over their decision to publish Woody Allen's memoir.

2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist Announced

The 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction longlist has been announced.

10 Works of Korean Literature in Translation for Fans of Parasite

If you loved PARASITE and you're looking for more great Korean artistry, look no further than these Korean books in translation.

2020 Booker International Prize Longlist Announced

The longest for the 2020 Booker International Prize has been announced.

Hidden Figures NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician depicted in HIDDEN FIGURES, has died at 101.

Anthony Bourdain Quotes That Will Inspire You

Wisdom from chef, author, and world traveler— Anthony Bourdain quotes that will inspire you to travel more, eat bravely, and live with no reservations.

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