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“… take their word for it, then: it’s literature. For sure it’s European, and it’s of much interest to literary readers and writers on this side of the pond.” —Kirkus Read the review
“Returning closer to home, the anthology Best European Fiction 2016 combines 29 different writers from across the continent, here translated into English. Concerned largely with politics or literature, the standout story is Veronika Simoniti’s pertinent A House of Paper, in which a translator is convinced Read on! →
M.A.Orthofer reviews Urgency and Patience by Jean-Philippe Toussaint “It makes for a nice, tight, spare collection, Toussaint boiled down to the essentials, with no wasted words or thoughts — and yet also with a comfortable ease to the writing (it’s Read on! →
“… [the book] gives Bury an opportunity to speak his mind about what it means to be trained as a professional literary critic and the very real personal and professional questions and concerns related to that pursuit. “… this engaging, Read on! →
“Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s novellas astonish in how they allow us into the heads of his unexpectedly fascinating narrators […] To read a suite of eleven essays in this vein is to see Toussaint’s style concentrated; his motives, influences, and urges clarified Read on! →
“Obscure in its native Argentina, a grand modernist novel finds new life in a vigorous translation. […] Filloy, as translator Riley notes, is scarcely known in Latin America, much less the English-speaking world. This beguiling yarn merits him many new Read on! →
The title is longlisted for 2015 Daphne awards “For its honesty, its place in French social and cultural milieu, and its simply beautiful writing The Bastard [La Bâtarde] merits serious consideration to win the 2015 Daphne nonfiction prize.” — Lori Read on! →