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The Lost Man Booker Prize

The Lost Man Booker Prize has been announced — and it looks like fun! Read the full post.

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W.G. Sebald: The Rings of Saturn

Trevor reviews W.G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn, translated from the German by Michael Hulse. Read the full post.

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Kevin Barry: “Fjord of Killary”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Kevin Barry’s “Fjord at Killary.” Read the full post.

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Roberto Bolaño: Monsieur Pain

Trevor reviews Roberto Bolaño’s Monsieur Pain, translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews. Read the full post.

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National Book Critics Circle Fiction Finalists

The finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award have been announced. Read the full post.

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Philip Roth: Patrimony

Trevor reviews Philip Roth’s memoir of his father’s death, Patrimony. Read the full post.

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E.O. Wilson: “Trailhead”

This week’s New Yorker story is E.O. Wilson’s “Trailhead.” Read the full post.

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Book Award News

The ALA Awards have been announced. Read the full post.

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Tobias Wolff: This Boy’s Life

Trevor reviews Tobias Wolff’s This Boy’s Life. Read the full post.

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Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler

Trevor reviews Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler, translated from the Italian by William Weaver. Read the full post.

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T. Coraghessan Boyle: “A Death in Kitchawank”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is T. Coraghessan Boyle’s “A Death in Kitchawank.” Read the full post.

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Michael Frayn: Headlong

Trevor reviews Michael Frayn’s Headlong. Read the full post.

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Three Percent: Best Translated Book Award Longlist

This year’s Best Translated Book Award longlist has been announced! Read the full post.