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March 29th, 2017

Voices Unheard: Tribal Literature from India to Read Now

by Pooja Shankar

India is rich with a diversity of religions, arts, customs, races, traditions, and languages. While the government of India recognizes twenty-two official languages, there are over 880 languages…read more

March 27th, 2017

Three Translators Respond to “Arrival”

by Susannah Greenblatt

Translation took to the big screen this year in the Academy Award-winning film, Arrival. Indeed, when an ominously oblong spacecraft touches down on Earth, translation proves to be…read more

March 24th, 2017

First Read—From “Literature Class”

by Julio Cortázar

Julio Cortázar’s Literature Class, from the lectures the Argentine writer delivered at UC Berkeley in 1980, will be published by New Directions on March 28, edited by…read more

March 23rd, 2017

The Watchlist: March 2017

by M. Bartley Seigel

Every month, Words without Borders reviews editor M. Bartley Seigel shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles he’s excited about, books he hopes you’ll…read more

March 22nd, 2017

Translating Boryana Neykova’s “Time to Pack”

by Irina Ivanova

Irina Ivanova’s translation of Boryana Neykova’s poem, “Time to Pack,” appears in the March 2017 issue: From the Edges of Europe: New Bulgarian Literature. My…read more

March 20th, 2017

The City and the Writer: In Anchorage with Joan Naviyuk Kane

by Nathalie Handal

If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the cities it contains. —Italo…read more


Book Reviews

“The Impossible Fairy Tale” by Han Yujoo

Reviewed by Ariell Cacciola

“Frontier” by Can Xue

Reviewed by Kate Prengel

“Savage Theories” by Pola Oloixarac

Reviewed by David Varno

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