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12 Translated Books Coming in Summer 2019

Summer 2019 is a wonderful time to expand your horizons and enjoy more translated literature. If you’re heading to a far-flung place on holiday, bring along a book from that place and enjoy it in your downtime. If you’re not going anywhere, read books from places you wish you could see this summer. Seeing a …

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Review: All My Goodbyes by Mariana Dimópulos

The feeling of restlessness comes hand-in-hand with the sorrow of parting ways with a place or a person. In All My Goodbyes, Mariana Dimópulos distils these feelings and all their ravaging effects on us into 130 gripping pages. In a single afternoon reading All My Goodbyes, readers will pass through a handful of different countries …

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Review: Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin

Translated by Megan McDowell  There are many ways to approach creating a book of short stories: you can focus on a theme and explore it from different angles, you can write about a single location – a city or a country, or you can simply write what comes to mind. Wait for those stories that …

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Review: Sea Monsters by Chloe Aridjis

There is a wave that is steadily gaining momentum in the world today, and that wave is being ridden by a steadily increasing number of young authors – Chloe Aridjis, with her novel Sea Monsters, is one of them. That wave is one of millennial existentialism. As children, we grew up witnessing our parents’ mid-life …

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