Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Best Translated Book Award Longlist

This year’s Best Translated Book Award longlist includes four works of speculative fiction in translation! Here’s the entire list:   The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz, translated from Arabic by Elisabeth Jaquette, from Melville House         Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, translated from German by Susan Bernofsky, from New

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Upcoming Polish, Czech, and Russian SF in Translation

Lots of news came out this week regarding central and eastern European speculative fiction in English translation… keep ’em comin’ !     The publisher Head of Zeus has acquired World English rights to Polish author Jacek Dukaj’s thousand-page-long novel Ice. The book “conjur[es] an alternate 20th Century, where Russia and half of Europe are

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