It’s the inaugural year for the National Book Award in translated literature, and three (count ’em, three) works of SFT are on the longlist! Good luck to all of the authors and translators! Roque Larraquy, “Comemadre” Translated by Heather Cleary Coffee House Press Yoko Tawada, “The Emissary” Translated by
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FICTION “The Wings of Earth” by Jiang Bo, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld Magazine, April 1) “Fifth: You Shall Not Waste” by Piero Schiavo Campo, translated from Italian by Sarah Jane Webb (Akashic Books, April) “Taklamakan Misdelivery” by Bae Myung-hoon, translated from the Korean by
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
The Lady of the Lake (Witcher Series #5) by Andrzej Sapkowski, translated by David French (Orbit, March 14) “After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world… an Elven world. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to
(this piece was first published on the Three Percent website on 12/12/16 and was written for the Best Translated Book Award series of posts) I’ve only come across two books this year that take as their main narrator(s) a non-human creature: Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, translated by Susan Bernofsky; and Mr.