Tag Archives: Pantheon

Review: Wizard of the Crow by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

translated by the author original publication (from the Gikuyu): 2004 this edition: Pantheon, 2006 grab a copy here or through your local independent bookstore or library “Sprawling” is the best way to describe Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Wizard of the Crow, a multi-layered, complex, and hilariously absurd magical realist book about the deeply corrupt

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SFT on the BTBA Longlist

The Best Translated Book Award longlists came out today, and there are FOUR SFT titles on the fiction list!!   Radiant Terminus by Antoine Volodine, translated from the French by Jeffery Zuckerman (France, Open Letter)         Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin, translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell (Argentina, Riverhead)    

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Out This Month: June

“An Account of the Sky Whales” by A Que, translated by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld Magazine, June 1)         Me by Tomoyuki Hoshino, translated by Charles De Wolf (Akashic Books, June 6) “In a brilliant probing of identity, and employing a highly original style that subverts standard narrative forms, Tomoyuki Hoshino elevates what

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