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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Tag: international literature

A tour of foreign literature

The world of foreign fiction is diverse and rich but often underrepresented, which is exactly what we are hoping to change! Our contributors have put forward a collection of some of their favourite books by authors from across the globe. So, enjoy a ‘tour’ through some great recommendations of world literature and maybe you’ll find your next read!

“Je ne comprends pas”: learning to love bilingual literature

My first experience of reading a bilingual novel was both painful and involuntary. It was that heady World Cup summer of 2018 – the...

And the winner is…? International Booker Prize postponed as book sales slump

"Restlessness gives wings to the imagination".Maurice Gilliams Dutch author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld chose this epigraph to preface their debut novel, 'The Discomfort of Evening’, long...

Friday Favourite: The works of Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich’s works are not an easy read. On the face of it, they are oral histories of the Second World War, the Soviet...

Lost in Translation

In an age of globalised literature and artificial intelligence translation tools, to examine the function of literary translators is to question the substance of...

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