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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.

Maggie Gyllenhaal to Write and Direct Adaptation of Elena Ferrante Novel

Maggie Gyllenhaal is writing and direction an adaptation of Elena Ferrante's The Lost Daughter.

50 Must-Read Books by Women in Translation

August is Women in Translation Month! To celebrate I've collected 50 must-read books by women in translation from all over the world.

Recommended Reads for Women in Translation Month

August is Women in Translation month, and we've got reading recommendations for you!

Hot Summer 2018 Reads by Women in Translation

Exciting English debuts, newly discovered masterpieces, and award winners. Check out these hot summer 2018 books by women in translation.

Reading Pathways: Hiromi Kawakami Books

Hiromi Kawakami is an award-winning and bestselling Japanese author known for her contemporary fiction. Here's where to start with her work.

Announcing the Best Translated Book Award 2018 Winners

The Best Translated Book Award 2018 winners were announced last evening at the New York Rights Fair and on The ...

Announcing the 2018 Man Booker International Prize Winner

The 2018 Man Booker International Prize Winner is FLIGHTS by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft. The £50,000 prize, which celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, has been divided equally between the author and translator.

Announcing the Best Translated Book Award 2018 Shortlist

The Best Translated Book Award 2018 Shortlist has been announced! Celebrating its eleventh year of honoring literature in translation, the Best Translated Book Awards announced the 2018 shortlists for both its fiction and poetry awards this morning at The Millions.

Announcing the 2018 Man Booker International Prize Shortlist

The 2018 Man Booker International Prize Shortlist has been announced! The Man Booker International Prize honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world released its shortlist today, narrowing down the list from thirteen books to six.

Announcing the Best Translated Book Award 2018 Longlist

Celebrating its 11th consecutive year of honoring literature in translation, the Best Translated Book Awards announced the 2018 longlists for both its fiction and poetry award.

Inbox/Outbox: March 30, 2018

What books did you acquire (inbox) and finish (outbox) this week?

Brontë Quotes About Life, Love, and Loss

The Brontë sisters—Charlotte, Emily, and Anne—are known and loved for their passionate heroines, the wild Yorkshire moors, their subversive stories, and secret lives. Enjoy these stirring Brontë quotes about life, love, and loss. 

Announcing the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

The 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist has been announced! The list is comprised of 16 novels chosen from almost 200 eligible titles.

Jane Austen Quotes about Life, Love, and More

Jane Austen is beloved the world over for her wit, charm, and keen understanding of the human heart. Enjoy these Jane Austen quotes about life, love, society, money, marriage, and more!

Dark Books in Translation for Dark Winter Nights

There's nothing better for a dark winter night than a dark, strange book, be it a thriller or a mystery, or maybe a collection of stories. Here, we've collected here some dark books in translation for cold winter nights.

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