Tag Archives: Open Letter Books

NTA Longlist: La Grande by Juan Jose Saer translated by Steve Dolph

La Grande by Juan Jose Saer, translated from the Spanish by Steve Dolph (Open Letter Books) The Argentine author, José Saer, died of lung cancer in 2005 as we was writing La Grande—the author’s last novel—remarkably rendered in English by Steve Dolph. … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: This Is the Garden by Giulio Mozzi translated by Elizabeth Harris

This Is the Garden by Giulio Mozzi, translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Harris (Open Letter Books) Elizabeth Harris has lyrically channeled the many voices of Giulio Mozzi in his captivating collection This is the Garden. From the purse-snatcher’s meditative letter to his … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist Why I Killed My Best Friend by Amanda Michalopoulou translated by Karen Emmerich

Why I Killed My Best Friend by Amanda Michalopoulou, translated from the Greek by Karen Emmerich (Open Letter Books) Karen Emmerich’s sensitive and deft translation from the of Amanda Michalopoulou’s Why I Killed My Best Friend brings to life a coming-of-age tale … Continue reading

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Links Round-up June 10

New Reading Rachel Tzvia Back translates Israeli poet Tuvia Ruebner, at Two Lines Online http://ow.ly/5dcNQ A section of Jorge Carrión’s “Los Muertos,” translated by Australian workshop participants http://ow.ly/5dcGx José Rizal’s “El Filibusterismo,” trans. Harold Augenbraum, coming to Penguin Classics http://ow.ly/5b5XBContinue reading

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Link Round-up

Since the new ALTA Facebook page and Twitter feed are so active, and take up most of my ALTA-dedicated time right now, I thought it would be good to have a link round-up at the end of every week. Here’s … Continue reading

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