The Brazilian writer and journalist Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis wrote his most experimental stories between the years 1878 and 1886, amidst a general body of work which has won him the praise of the late American critic Susan Sontag, Read on! →
This is what I’ve learned about fado since two recently published books have taken hold of me—Micheline Aharonian Marcom’s novel A Brief History of Yes and Karen Green’s memoir Bough Down. Fado is a Portuguese musical genre whose name derives from the Latin fatum, destiny Read on! →
Words Without Borders joins an Evening of Dalkey’s Spanish and Latin American Writers & Translators, organized by the Americas Society
Translators were at the foreground at last night’s celebration of Dalkey Archive Press at the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute in New York. Organized by the Americas Society, the event brought together four of Dalkey’s brilliant writers and translators: Alejandro Read on! →
Dalkey is saddened by the news of Richard Sheldon’s death. Richard Sheldon was a kind, generous man who made is possible for others to discover Viktor Shklovsky. His translations of Shklovsky will go on being cherished by readers and scholars, and his work will remain in print at Dalkey Archive for many, many years to come.
Read his obituary at: Richard Robert Sheldon II, Valley News
A few months ago, Micheline Aharonian Marcom emailed thanking me for a review I wrote of her new novel, A Brief History of Yes, which you can read an excerpt from on Numéro Cinq. It was thrilling to get an Read on! →
On his deathbed in Dublin in the spring of 1966, Flann O’Brien must have been squiffy from tots of Paddy. A bottle of the amber distillate was smuggled in to the hospital on April Fool’s Day by a couple of Read on! →
Congratulations to Todd Hasak-Lowy, “Motti” translator, for winning the 2013 Risa Domb/Porjes Hebrew-English Translation Prize!
Todd Hasak-Lowy is the winner of the 2013 Risa Domb/Porjes Translation Prize for Asaf Schurr’s novel, Motti. This prize is offered triennially by the UK Jewish Book Council. The prize will be awarded by The Society of Authors, in association Read on! →