Links Round-up, Mar 4

New Reading

  1. HMH presents an excerpt from Günter Grass’ The Box, trans. Winston
  2. The Iraq Literary Review, in English, hosted by the U of Iowa (PDF download)
  3. Perec’s Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise, trans. Bellos, new from Verso


  1. Chip Rosetti offers a review of Arabic writing in light of the revolution
  2. Lydia Davis discussed her translation of Madame Bovary with Leonard Lopate on WNYC yesterday
  3. Le Tellier’s Enough About Love, trans Hunter, reviewed at Shelf Awareness
  4. BookFox reviews Albahari’s Leeches, trans. Elias-Bursac
  5. Michael Dirda reviews Jensen’s We, The Drowned, trans. Barslund and Ryder
News & Commentary

  1. How visible is Arabic lit on the international scene?
  2. One vision of the future of the book includes simultaneous writing and translation…
  3. Agnes Scott Langeland discusses translating evasive language from Norwegian
  4. ND’s Jeffrey Yang on Uyghur poetry, at Molossus
  5. Peter Bush and Teresa Solana discuss writing, translation … and dismemberment?! at WWB

  1. The Bridge, new translation reading series in New York, opens Weds March 2nd w/ Edith Grossman and Steve Dolph
  2. Four evenings of translation events in March at the 92nd Street Y in NYC … ALTA member discount!
  3. … and Perec’s 75th birthday observed Mon 7 March at NYU

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