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translated books of 2019

10 Must-Read Translated Novels Coming in 2019

What a year 2018 was! A year of incredible literature in translation, and the year that Books and Bao was born. Our list of Best Translated Books of 2018 barley skated the surface of the incredible ocean of translated literature released last year, and this list of upcoming books we’re looking forward to in 2019 barely does either (although this Guardian...

best translated books of 2018

Books and Bao’s Best Translated Fiction of 2018

While 2018 has been a tumultuous year in many ways, it has been a glorious one for translated literature – with a mighty new novel by fan-favourite Haruki Murakami and Olga Tokarczuk winning the Man Booker International Prize, we have so much to celebrate.   Related: 5 Must-Read Asian and Asian American Fiction from 2018 We’ve done our best to condense our biggest...