The 2015 PEN Translation Prize longlist has been announced (see their website here).

  • Trans-Atlantyk by Witold Gombrowicz (Yale/Margellos), translated from the Polish by Danuta Borchardt
  • The Gray Notebook by Josep Pla (New York Review Books), translated from the Catalan by Peter Bush
  • The Symmetry Teacher by Andrei Bitov (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), translated from the Russian by Polly Gannon
  • The Master of Confessions by Thierry Cruvellier (Ecco), translated from the French by Alex Gilly
  • The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), translated from the Spanish by Anna Kushner
  • I Ching (Viking Books), translated from the Chinese by John Minford
  • Baboon by Naja Marie Aidt (Two Lines Press), translated from the Danish by Denise Newman
  • Texas: The Great Theft by Carmen Boullosa (Deep Vellum Publishing), translated from the Spanish by Samantha Schnee
  • Self-Portrait in Green by Marie NDiaye (Two Lines Press), translated from the French by Jordan Stump
  • The Woman Who Borrowed Memories by Tove Jansson (New York Review Books), translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal & Silvester Mazzarella

I’m still wading through the days after our new baby was born, so I’ll have to revise this post to include links and the rest. Happy reading!

By the way, don’t forget: next week the Best Translated Book Award longlist will be announced!

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