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Translation Tuesdays: For Two Thousand Years @ NYJB

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“For Two Thousand Years” by Mihail Sebastian is a hidden gem in European literature, shining a light on what happened in Romania between the wars.

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Translation Tuesdays: Abahn Sabana David, by Marguerite Duras @ NYJB

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“Abahn Sabana David” by Marguerite Duras is “a fable about ideological extremism under an avant-garde skin.”

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Translation Tuesdays: The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers, by Fouad Laroui @ NYJB

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Fouad Laroui casts his eye on Morocco’s dour political legacy with the scalpel-like precision of a social satirist.

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Commonplace Book/Translation Tuesdays: Elias Canetti on minds and monsters

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Compelling passages, notable quotables, bon mots, disjecta, ephemera, and miscellany. I admire those very broad people who through the decades become broader and broader yet do not give in. But the unyieldingly narrow… Continue reading

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Translation Tuesdays: Murder Most Serene, by Gabrielle Wittkop @ NYJB

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Venice, renown the world over for its beauty and riches, becomes the setting for Gabrielle Wittkop’s Murder Most Serene. The slim novella opens in the latter days of the Serene Republic of Venice,… Continue reading

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Translation Tuesdays: H, by Philippe Sollers

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Along with “Ulysses” and Beckett’s “Three Novels,” “H” can take its place in the permanent avant-garde.

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Translation Tuesdays: Of Earth and in Hell, by Thomas Bernhard @ NYJB

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“Of Earth and in Hell” by Thomas Bernhard represents “a fascinating peek into the genesis of Austria’s controversial literary figure.”.

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Zagreb Noir, by Ivan Srsen @ NYJB

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“Zagreb Noir,” edited by Ivan Sršen, is yet another international addition to the long-running Akashic Noir series.

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Liberation, Edited and Introduced by Mark Ludwig

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“Liberation,” edited and with an introduction by Mark Ludwig, casts a global net to find out what poets think about the concept of freedom.

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Commonplace Book/Translation Tuesday: Paul Celan and Writing Beyond Humanity

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A poem by Paul Celan from the new translation by Pierre Joris.

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