Happy New Year! To start things off, I’ve got a few reading goals that I’ll probably regret come February! Do you have any reading goals for 2016? Read the full post.
Today, The Library of America is releasing a two-volume box set entitled Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s, a fantastic set that helps us reconceptualize the role of women authors in our literary history. Trevor takes a look at the new, exciting set. Read the full post.
Today The Mookse and the Gripes turns seven! Trevor briefly reflects. Read the full post.
The ten finalists for the 2015 Best Translated Book Award have been announced. Read the full post.
Tomorrow the ten finalists for this year’s Best Translated Book Award will be announced. We’ve got some clues, and I try to solve them to predict the shortlist. Read the full post.
The Best Translated Book Award longlist is about to be announced. In this post, I’ve put together the clues we’ve gotten so far about what’s on the list as well as a few of my own prognostications and blind suppositions. Read the full post.
Two lucky winners from the United States will get a free copy of Lydia Davis’s Can’t and Won’t, which Picador is publishing in paperback next week. Read the full post.
A friendly reminder about the Eraserhead watch-along. Read the full post.
A friendly reminder . . . Read the full post.
The World Cup of Literature started yesterday, and I am the judge of today’s match between Italy and England. Read the full post.
I’ve got four of Tim O’Brien’s books, all new lovely reissues, to give away to one person. See what’s on offer and enter to win.
A giveaway! Next Tuesday, NYRB Classics will be publishing Qiu Miaojin’s Last Words from Montmartre, and I’ve got an extra copy. Read the full post and enter the giveaway.
A giveaway — The Great Jean Echenoz Giveaway, no less! Come try to win four of Jean Echenoz’s novels: I’m Gone, Big Blondes, Piano, and Running. Read the full post.