Magazine Articles Tagged With translations

Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Tig Notaro’s memoir, I’m Just a Person, and Mangalesh Dabral’s sixth poetry collection, This Number Does Not Exist, translated from the Hindi by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra.

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Multiple Choice by Alejandro Zambra

Posted 6.14.16

Alejandro Zambra reads from his book of fiction, Multiple Choice, in the original Spanish alongside the book's translator, Megan McDowell, who reads her English translation. The collection was published in July by Penguin Books.

IV. Sentence Elimination

In exercises 55 through 66, mark the answer that corresponds to the sentences or paragraphs that can be eliminated because they either do not add information or are unrelated to the rest of the text.

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An Affair With F. Scott Fitzgerald, David Carr Memoir Adaptation, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.8.16

Website releases “definitive study” of U.S. author earnings; an interview with Iranian poet and translator Sholeh Wolpé; binge-worthy, serialized fiction; and other news. 

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X-Rays Reveal Ancient Texts on Book Spines, Lit Hub’s Rotten Tomatoes for Books, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.7.16

Hamilton’s song lyric algorithm; pairing books and film; poet Ocean Vuong on writing from the perspective of the “damned viewer”; and other news. 

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Seattle Tops Well-Read Cities List, Thin-Slice Historical Fiction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.26.16

Musician creates punk album from William S. Burroughs’s Naked Lunch; why “translated fiction” is not a genre; Raymond Carver’s brother writes the author a birthday tribute; and other news.  

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Crowdsourcing Novels, Translation’s Role in Latin American Culture, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.25.16

Nikki Giovanni on the fortieth anniversary of Pulitzer Prize–winning novel Roots; writers petition against Donald Trump; the inaugural Little Free Library Fest; and other news.

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Big-Name Authors Venture Into Comics, Against Adverbs, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.23.16

Man Booker winner Han Kang on Korean literature and translation; Gabriel García Márquez’s ashes returned to Colombia; an interview with Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich; and other news

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Astronomy Software Dates Sappho Poem, Lena Dunham Releases Surprise Book, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.17.16

Bookslut founder Jessa Crispin on the decline of online book culture; J. K. Rowling on freedom of expression; Han Kang wins Man Booker International Prize for fiction; and other news.

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Emily Dickinson’s Gardens, Pablo Neruda Film, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.13.16

Geek Love author Katherine Dunn has died; Lydia Davis on translation; Greek poets on the future of the arts in their country; and other news.

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Writers Remember Prince, Poems for Earth Day, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.22.16

Shakespeare at four hundred; poetry’s etymology; the risk of writing between genres; and other news.

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