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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: “Apollo”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Apollo.” Read the full post.

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Clues to Best Translated Book Award Longlist

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.

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Emily St. John Mandel: Station Eleven

Trevor reviews Emily St. John Mandel’s 2014 novel, Station Eleven, a finalist for the National Book Award, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, and the PEN/Faulkner Award. Read the full post.

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2015 PEN Translation Prize Longlist

The 2015 PEN Translation Prize Longlist has been announced. Read the full post.

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The Eclipse Viewer Episode 26: Jean Grémillon During the Occupation

David and Trevor are back with The Eclipse Viewer 26: Jean Grémillon During the Occupation. Read the full post and get the link to the podcast.

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Ingmar Bergman: Cries and Whispers

Trevor reviews Ingmar Bergman’s 1972 film, Cries and Whispers, a new edition of which is out today from The Criterion Collection. Read the full post.

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Kamel Daoud: “Musa”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Kamel Daoud’s “Kamel,” translated from the French by John Cullen. Read the full post.

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Anne Garréta: Sphinx

P.T. Smith reviews Anne Garréta’s Sphinx, translated from the French by Emma Ramadan, and published for the first time in English by Deep Vellum Press. Read the full post.

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Giveaway! Lydia Davis’s Can’t and Won’t

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.

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Horacio Castellanos Moya: The Dream of My Return

Amanda reviews Horacio Castellanos Moya’s The Dream of My Return, translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver and just published by New Directions. Read the full post.

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Man Booker International Finalists

The Man Booker International finalists have been announced.

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CriterionCast Episode 157: Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon

Once again, I had the great pleasure of joining in a conversation at The CriterionCast, this time to discuss Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 masterpiece, Rashomon. Read the post and find a link to the podcast.

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2015 Folio Prize Winner

This year’s Folio Prize winner has been announced. Read the full post.