#In Translation

9 Audiobooks for #JapanJanuary

Celebrate Japan January with these audiobooks translated from Japanese!

24 Must-Read 2022 Books in Translation

Don’t miss these 2022 books in translation including books from 18 different countries, published by 17 different presses, including Bad Handwriting.

14 Must-Read Japanese Books Available in English Translation

14 of the best Japanese books available in English translation to read right now, from classics to recent releases, including How Do You Live.

The Only True Name: Who is Elena Ferrante?

Who is Elena Ferrante? One of the most widely-acclaimed and beloved contemporary novelists is also the most unknown.

Put Translators on Book Covers

Too often, books in English translation fail to list the translator on their cover. It's time to demand better from publishers.

12 Books in Translation From Central Africa

I put together a list of 12 superb books in translation from Central Africa, including works by authors Agualusa, Ofono, and more, including Co-Wives, Co-Widows by Adrienne Yabouza, translated from French by Rachael McGill

Fall 2021 New Releases In Translation

The mornings are crisp. The days are shorter. And the fall books are here! Check out these exciting fall 2021 new releases in translation, including People From My Neighborhood.

Great New Nonfiction in Translation

Check out these new nonfiction in translation books from around the world, including Black Box by Shiori Ito, translated by Allison Markin Powell.

14 Works of Mexican Literature Available in English Translation

From gothic gay vampire stories like The Route of Ice and Salt by José Luis Zárate, translated by David Bowles to dark contemporary novels like Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman, here are some of the best Mexican works in translation.

When You Can’t Speak Your Mother Tongue, Does Translated Fiction Fill the Void?

What happens when as a member of a community, you’re unable to speak its language, so imperfect translations are your only viable option?