Links Round-up Aug. 19

New Reading

  1. They Were Counted, They Were Found Wanting, and They Were Divided: The Transylvanian Trilogy by Miklós Bánffy http://ow.ly/65AUg
  2. What better summer reading than Tove Jansson’s “The Summer Book,” translated by Thomas Teal? http://ow.ly/65zmc
  3. Buenos Aires, 1923, in Martín Kohan’s “Seconds Out,” trans. Nick Caistor http://ow.ly/65zbr
  4. Bitter Oleander presents “Afterglow/Tras el Rayo,” poems by Alberto Blanco with translations by Jennifer Rathbun http://ow.ly/63ZwU
  5. “The Countries We Live In,” poems of Natan Zach translated from Hebrew by Peter Everwine http://ow.ly/63Zhu
  6. First English translation of Juliusz Słowacki’s “Kordian,” by Gerard T. Kapolka, out now from Green Lantern Press http://ow.ly/63NCp
  7. Federico Gamboa’s “Santa” (trans. John Charles Chasteen) describes century-ago Mexico City http://ow.ly/63Jkf
  8. First, stories in Words Without Borders; now, a novel from Seven Stories: congratulations to Johan Harstad! http://ow.ly/63I6T

Reviews

  1. A review of Ananda Devi’s “Indian Tango,” translated by Jean Anderson http://ow.ly/66yWb
  2. Luís de Góngora wrote “The Solitudes”; Edith Grossman translated it; Michael Orthofer read it http://ow.ly/66yO7
  3. Scott Esposito reviews Julio Cortázar’s “From the Observatory,” translated by Anne McLean http://ow.ly/66yC0
  4. Linda Coverdale’s translation of Tahar Ben Jelloun, reviewed at Rain Taxi online http://ow.ly/66y9y
  5. Jörg Fauser’s “An Evening in Europe” (trans. Mark Terrill) is reviewed in Prague http://ow.ly/65Aee
  6. Alison Anderson’s translation of Anne Wiazemsky’s “My Berlin Child” (Europa) reviewed at Rain Taxi http://ow.ly/63Zz8

Articles

  1. “in lieu of a field guide” considers the stories of Kono Taeko http://ow.ly/66ygX

News

  1. Anne Born, translator of Isak Dinesen and Per Petterson, among many others, has died at 87 http://ow.ly/63ZEm

Calls

  1. Applications are open for the 2012 Ledig House translator residencies in Omi, New York http://ow.ly/65y3y
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