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In 'The Ninth Hour,' A Tonic For The Ills Of The World

In one beautifully observed, quietly absorbing novel after another, Alice McDermott has made the insular world of New York's Irish Catholic immigrants in the first half of the 20th century her own, much as Anne Tyler has laid claim to Baltimore's middle class. And, like Tyler, in focusing tightly …

Books

28 New Fiction Books To Add To Your Must-Read List This Fall

As we head into back-to-school season and long, blissful weeks of sweater weather, it’s only natural to be tempted to spend hours in the bookstore browsing fresh titles and adding to our to-read piles.<p>Fortunately, this fall is packed with hotly anticipated new fiction from literary stars (like …

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Read These 16 Powerful, Important Books Written By Immigrant Authors

Stories of humanity that have come from all over the world.<p>For the moment, justice has put a hold on Donald Trump's executive order preventing people from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from entering the United States. That this order showed prejudice and unwarranted fear of outsiders …

2016 NBA Longlists: Fiction

<b>All</b> through this week the National Book Foundation is announcing the Longlists for the 2016 National Book Awards in <b>Poetry</b>, <b>Nonfiction</b>, <b>Fiction</b>, and</b> …

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Dans « Marrow » de Yan Lianke, une mère refuse d’accepter le destin.

Yan Lianke est un des écrivains chinois actuels les plus importants, à coup sûr Nobélisable. Sept de ses romans ont été traduits en français, mais …

Livres

Su Tong, un grand roman, « Le dit du Loriot ».

Le dernier roman de Su Tong, « Le dit du loriot » (1) vient d’être publié. Un livre remarquable qui, comme son précédent roman « La berge » (2), a …

Livres

Man Booker Prize announces 2016 longlist

The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced today.<p>This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of …

Books

Deures d'estiu 2016 - L'illa deserta

Ha arribat el moment que tots esperàveu: el de marxar de vacances… o preparar-les.<p>Estem acabant el juliol i la majoria ens estem preparant per no …

I Was Born to Write about the Countryside

Born and raised in the countryside of northwest China, Jia Pingwa’s depiction of rural culture is considered the nucleus of his literary works. Taken …

‘Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China’, by Alec Ash

Alongside the flow of books on China’s politics, economy, history and international relations, a considerable literature has grown up in recent years …

China

Q&A With Author Can Xue on the State of Chinese Literature

Deng Xiaohua — the person behind the pseudonym Can Xue — was born in 1953. Her father was persecuted following 1957’s anti-rightist movement, and she …

Award-Winning Screenwriter Talks about Her Novel on China, Japan, War

• <i>Scribe of Zhang Yimou’s</i> <b>Coming Home</b> <i>and</i> <b>Flowers of War talks up her toughest book yet</b>• <b><br>Tells the story of Japanese women left behind after the war and</b> …

Un microcosmos de microeditorials

A Catalunya hi ha <b>7,5 milions de persones de les quals el 66,3% es declaren lectores</b>. I dins aquest grup, <b>només el 26,4% fa servir el català com a</b> …

Sant Jordi 2016

Torna a arribar Sant Jordi, dia de parades de llibres i de roses. És un plaer passejar-se pels carrers de Barcelona i buidar la butxaca. Segurament, …

Celebrem la dona

Avui és el dia de la dona treballadora. I, per tant, també és el dia de la dona traductora. I el dia de la dona autora. No hauria de ser necessari, …

Profiler

<b>Lei Mi. Profiler.</b> <b><br>Traductor: Gabriel Ascher.</b> <b><br>Ed. Beijing Guomi Digital Technology, desembre 2013.</b> <b><br>Versió Kindle equivalent a 507 pàgines.</b> <b><br>Títol original:</b> …

Why is China’s greatest novel virtually unknown in the west?

Dream of the Red Chamber is a masterpiece that has been called the ‘book of the millennium’ and it is high time it receives the attention it deserves<p>When I was a graduate student in Oxford many years ago I shared a house with a brilliant German sinologist who used to push translations my way, …

Literature

Interview with Helen Wang, Translator of Cao Wenxuan

The big recent news in Chinese children's literature is Cao Wenxuan's winning of the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award, sometimes called the …

Books

Amazon’s Author Central a Boon for Translators, Too

• Home<br>• Amazon’s Author Central a Boon for Translators, Too<p><i>Authors write books in one language; when translators write them again in another, they create</i> …

Points of origin

<b>Diao Dou. Points of origin.</b> <b><br>Traductor: Brendan O’Kane.</b> <b><br>Ed. Comma Press, octubre 2015.</b> <b><br>Versió Kindle equivalent a 192 pàgines.</b> <b><br>Títol original: 出处.</b><p>Avui …

Individuals

Lao Ma. <i>Individuals</i>.<br>Traductor: Martin Mertz.<br>Ed. Forty-six.<br>Versió Kindle equivalent a 192 pàgines.<br>Títol original: 个别人.<p>Ho bategen com a <i>flash fiction</i>, i …

Entrevista a Pierre Lemaitre (versió llarga)

Versió llarga de l'entrevista d'Anna Guitart a Pierre Lemaitre, guanyador del Premi Goncourt, el més prestigiós de les lletres franceses, pel seu …

An Interview with Nicky Harman from Paper Republic

<i>Yesterday’s Translation Tuesday article was jointly published with Paper Republic, a collective of literary translators promoting new Chinese fiction</i> …

Les chroniques de Zhalie

Yan Lianke. Les <i>chroniques de Zhalie.</i><br>Traductora: Sylvie Gentil.<br>Editorial: Philippe Picquier.<br>Versió Kindle, equivalent a 515 pàgines.<p>Una vegada més, …

Repassem el 2015

Igual que l’any passat, WordPress posa a la nostra disposició una infografia sobre les estadístiques del nostre bloc. Veureu que aquest any el bloc …

Idees per als Reis 2016

S’acosten els Reis. Ja deuen ser a mig camí de l’establia, i potser alguns esteu buscant desesperadament regals per a la vostra llista de Reis… o per …