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Review: Through the Water Curtain & other Tales from Around the World

Through the Water Curtain & other Tales from Around the World Fairy Tales selected and introduced by Cornelia Funke  ‘Fairy tales are Time Machines. They have preserved all the fears and hopes of our ancestors in the folds of their magical cloaks.’ – Cornelia Funke When you stop to consider it, it’s frightening how many …

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Books and Bao’s Recommended Translated Fiction

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-favorite Haruki Murakami and Olga Tokarczuk winning the Man Booker International Prize, we have so much to celebrate. We’ve done our best to condense our biggest recommendations into a …

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