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NTA Longlist: Sheds/Hangars by Jose-Flore Tappy translated by John Taylor

Sheds/Hangars  by José-Flore Tappy, translated from the French by John Taylor (The Bitter Oleander Press) The very first lines of Sheds draw the reader into a world of exquisitely arresting imagery and musicality: “The fresh water / of your voice flows / into … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: The Absolute Is A Round Die by Jose Acquelin translated by Hugh Hazelton

The Absolute Is a Round Die by Jose Acquelin, translated from the French by Hugh Hazelton (Guernica Editions) Just as the title suggests, this book by Canadian-born Acquelin is a mixture of imaginative metaphor and metaphysical musings on love, life, art, reality and humanity. … Continue reading

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