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Reading More Translated Books Will Make You a Better Person

One of my literary New Year’s resolutions was to read more works in translation, and so far, I’ve done pretty ...

In Translation: March Fiction

It’s March, so I’m thinking SPRING SPRING SPRING. And what better way to welcome that lovely (though allergy-filled) season than ...

7 European Novels in Translation

I’ve always loved to read anything set in Europe. I’ve read stacks of European travel memoirs (Four Seasons in Rome ...

In Translation: February Fiction

Gird your reading loins, people, for an exciting month of newly-released fiction in translation. We’ve got Italian postcolonialism, Belgian memories ...

In Translation: January Fiction

So the new year’s finally here, and you’re gearing up for some hard-core literary-fiction-in-translation reading, yes? Of course you are! ...

3 On A YA Theme: 3 You May Have Missed This Year

Let’s wrap up this year’s “3 On A YA Theme” posts with three titles that, thematically, have nothing to do ...

The Book Riot 2015 Read Harder Challenge

Whatever your preference for reading challenges, we here at the Riot enjoy the odd challenge. We’ve written before about the ...

In Translation: December Fiction

Well, 2014 is coming to an end, and many of us are taking stock of our year’s reading by glancing ...

Taiwanese Novels in Translation

I met some wonderful people during my time as a grad student, many of whom taught me about their home ...

In Translation: November Fiction

This month, I’m bringing you some lovely translated fiction from India, France, and Albania. Enjoy, and be sure to let ...

In Translation: October Fiction

October means another crop of exciting new fiction in translation! This time, we feature writers from France, Norway, and Japan. ...

In Translation: September Fiction

Guess what, I looked at your TBR pile/list/etc. and determined that it NEEDS. MORE. TRANSLATED. FICTION. And so, because I ...

In Translation: August Fiction

It’s time once again to topple your TBR stacks with some awesome newly-translated fiction! This month features two novels from ...

In Translation: July Fiction

It’s July, so it’s time for another fabulous crop of newly-translated fiction. This time, I’m highlighting works from South Korea, ...

Translate Émile Zola: An Open Letter to Publishers

Artists, coal miners, prostitutes, politicians: you’ll find all of these characters and more in the works of Émile Zola. I ...