Links Round-up, Mar 4

New Reading

  1. HMH presents an excerpt from Günter Grass’ The Box, trans. Winston http://ow.ly/44w3y
  2. The Iraq Literary Review, in English, hosted by the U of Iowa (PDF download) http://iwp.uiowa.edu/ILR2.pdf
  3. Perec’s Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise, trans. Bellos, new from Verso http://ow.ly/44w9e

Reviews

  1. Chip Rosetti offers a review of Arabic writing in light of the revolution http://ow.ly/44w8d
  2. Lydia Davis discussed her translation of Madame Bovary with Leonard Lopate on WNYC yesterday http://ow.ly/45et2
  3. Le Tellier’s Enough About Love, trans Hunter, reviewed at Shelf Awareness http://ow.ly/44wbP
  4. BookFox reviews Albahari’s Leeches, trans. Elias-Bursac http://ow.ly/44wck
  5. Michael Dirda reviews Jensen’s We, The Drowned, trans. Barslund and Ryder http://ow.ly/44weX
News & Commentary

  1. How visible is Arabic lit on the international scene? http://ow.ly/44w5m
  2. One vision of the future of the book includes simultaneous writing and translation… http://ow.ly/44wcZ
  3. Agnes Scott Langeland discusses translating evasive language from Norwegian http://ow.ly/44wdD
  4. ND’s Jeffrey Yang on Uyghur poetry, at Molossus http://ow.ly/44wet
  5. Peter Bush and Teresa Solana discuss writing, translation … and dismemberment?! at WWB http://ow.ly/44wfx
Events

  1. The Bridge, new translation reading series in New York, opens Weds March 2nd w/ Edith Grossman and Steve Dolph http://thebridgeseries.org/
  2. Four evenings of translation events in March at the 92nd Street Y in NYC … ALTA member discount! http://ow.ly/44w4S
  3. … and Perec’s 75th birthday observed Mon 7 March at NYU http://ow.ly/44wal

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