#In Translation

An Ode to Translator’s Notes

Translator's notes are not just fascinating windows into the work of translation, but crucial extensions of the actual work in question.

14 Must-Read Chinese Books in English Translation

From lost reindeer in The Last Quarter of the Moon to blood donation in Chronicle of a Blood Merchant, the stories in these books in translation are impossible to put down.

11 of the Best Swedish Books Available in English Translation

Swedish books aren't just crime novels. Check out these Swedish grim dystopias, exciting thrillers, and emotional contemporary novels, including The Family Clause by Jonas Hassen Khemiri, translated by Alice Menzies.

2022 International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

The International Booker Prize has announced its 2022 shortlist. The winner will be announced May 26th at a ceremony in London.

Indie Presses Publishing Works in Translation in The United States

Traditional publishing houses put out classics from around the world, but independent presses bring attention to new original talent.

Spring 2022 New Releases: In Translation

There's something for everyone this season, with exciting debuts, thoughtful nonfiction, stunning poetry collections, and so much more, including Blood Feast: The Complete Short Stories of Malika Moustadraf and translated by Alice Guthrie.

14 Incredible Brazilian Books Available in English Translation

Dive into Brazilian literature, from the works of Clarice Lispector to Jorge Amado, with this list of books available in English translation.

2022 International Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the International Booker Prize has announced its 2022 longlist.

15 Fantastic Books From Southeastern Europe Available in English Translation

Thirteen amazing reads from all over Southeastern Europe, translated into English for our reading pleasure.

Can a Translation Be Better Than the Original Book?

A look at the artistry and originality behind the work of a translator.