Tag Archives: translated fiction

Intriguing East Asian Fiction

Did you hear the announcement earlier this year, that the National Book Foundation will be adding a new award for the first time in 36 years, honoring works in translation? With that news, it’s a good time to continue highlighting … Continue reading

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Intriguing European Fiction Nov 2017

As part of our intermittent, ongoing series rounding up interesting international fiction, let’s take a tour of European fiction published this fall in the US.  The Dying Game by Asa Avdic (Sweden) In this psychological thriller set on a remote … Continue reading

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Intriguing Latin American Fiction

Only about three percent of all books published in the United States are works in translation, and many of those books don’t necessarily garner a lot of mainstream press. As part of our ongoing series highlighting intriguing international fiction, here … Continue reading

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Book Bingo: Translated From Another Language

Join The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures for our 2nd annual Summer Book Bingo for adults! Follow us throughout the summer for reading suggestions based on each category. We truly live in a global age, where events half a world away can impact us … Continue reading

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Hey, our pick for the Dublin Literary Award made the shortlist!

Do you follow the International Dublin Literary Awards? Here’s why you should: Public libraries around the world nominate books for the award, and you love public libraries. A healthy mix of U.S. and international novels make both the longlist and … Continue reading

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