Magazine Articles Tagged With translations

Shakespeare in Mandarin, Newly Discovered Jack Kerouac Letters, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.16.14

Haruki Murakami on the importance of mystery; the National Book Award in Poetry longlist announced; James Patterson donates books to troops; and other news.

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Dutch Translator Refuses Pushkin Medal, Facebook Users’ Favorite Books, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.9.14

New York City bookstore Rizzoli to reopen; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launches line of business books; T. S. Eliot’s summer home for sale; and other news.

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Target Announces E-book Partnership, Amy Poehler’s Memoir, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.29.14

Moneyball for books; Hachette responds to Amazon; LeVar Burton kick-starting Reading Rainbow reboot; and other news.

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Jonathan Safran Foer's Chipotle Series, Copyrighting the Divine, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.16.14

AAR decries Amazon’s treatment of authors; the British Library unveils a new online collection; Ian McEwan’s archive heads to Austin; and other news.

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Apple Files Second Appeal, John Steinbeck’s Google Doodle, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.27.14

An author faces the threat of arrest after asking to protest; writing fiction helps a start-up; Ralph Ellison’s portrait unveiled in Oklahoma; and other news.

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Serious Monkey Business

by Melissa Faliveno

News and Trends

Posted 10.31.12

November/December 2012

One of the few existing literary magazines in translation, Monkey Business is a new journal of Japanese writing, translated into English by founding editors Motoyuki Shibata and Ted Goossen and published annually in the United States and Canada by the Brooklyn-based A Public Space

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The Written Image: Antigonick

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 6.30.12

July/August 2012

In this issue we offer a look at a new, illustrated translation of the Antigone of Sophocles. Antigonick, a collaboration between poet Anne Carson and poet and artist Bianca Stone, was released by New Directions in May. 

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"The Sirens" by Tomaž Šalamun

Posted 11.1.11

Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun reads "The Sirens" from his eleventh poetry collection in English, The Blue Tower, released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in October.

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Character Counts in Translated Fiction

by Ken Gordon

News and Trends

Posted 10.31.11

November/December 2011

Despite the average wired American’s tendency to downsize their character counts, the page counts of newly published books of translated fiction show that the rest of the global literary community may be beefing up. 

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Archipelago Books Appeals for Reader Support

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.16.09

With support for small publishers continuing to dwindle amid the uncertain economic climate, Archipelago Books has put out a call for donations to help it stay afloat. The award-winning New York City-based press, which specializes in literary translations, says shrinking finances have forced it to lay off staff and delay the release of upcoming titles.

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