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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.

2019 New Releases: In Translation

Last year was an astonishingly good year for literature in translation and after poring over catalogs and press releases I’m ...

Netflix to Adapt Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude

Netflix has announced that it has acquired the rights to develop One Hundred Years of Solitude. This is the first time the novel will be adapted for screen. 

Announcing the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

This year's 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction longlist is an interesting mix of genres and both new authors—with seven debut novels—and well-established names.

Unseen Stieg Larsson Investigation to be Revealed in New Book

An unseen investigation by Stieg Larsson, the journalist and author, has come to light and will be revealed in a new true crime book.

Man Booker Prize Loses Sponsor

The hedge fund company Man Group announced it will be ending its sponsorship of the Man Booker Prize, Britain's most prestigious literary award.

25 Clarice Lispector Quotes about Life, Art, and More

Clarice Lispector is a legend, known the world over for her dark genius and glamour. Be inspired by these cutting and brilliant Clarice Lispector quotes.

How Audiobooks Help My Sleep Goals

This list of audiobooks to fall asleep to is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio. HOLIDAYS ARE HAPPIER WITH AUDIOBOOKS. Make ...

Meet the 2018 National Book Award Winners

Nick Offerman hosted the 69th National Book Award. See who won the Young People’s Literature, Translated Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction awards!

50 Must-Read Microhistory Books

There are many great microhistory books, ranging from subjects like butter and cotton to champagne and the color indigo. Check out this list of must-reads!

Reading Pathways: Clarice Lispector Books

Clarice Lispector is an internationally acclaimed author widely considered to be Brazil's greatest modern writer. Check out this reading pathway!

HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES TV Adaptation in Development

Hold on to your decorative gourds—HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES, an award-winning short story collection by Carmen Maria Machado, will be a TV show!

2018 National Book Award Finalists Announced

The 2018 National Book Award Finalists have been announced! The winner will be announced at the 69th National Book Awards Ceremony on November 14.

Circe by Madeline Miller optioned for TV Series

Circe is coming to the big screen.

Fall 2018 New Releases In Translation

New books from fan favorites Murakami, Rodoreda, and Knausgaard, thrilling English debuts, and more excellent new releases in translation.

Announcing the 2018 National Book Awards Translated Literature Longlist

This just in! Check out the works in translation selected for the 2018 National Book Awards Translated Literature Longlist.