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October 28th, 2016

5 Tricks to Keep the Ghouls at Bay this Halloween

by Susan Harris

If you’ve shivered your way through our Ghost Stories feature this month and are ready for a few more frights, you need only turn to our pages, where you’ll find multiple examples of…read more

October 27th, 2016

Deciphering the Past Through Fiction: An Interview with Tomáš Zmeškal

by Jessie Chaffee

Set in Czechoslovakia between the 1940s and the 1990s, Tomáš Zmeškal’s Love Letter in Cuneiform (Yale University Press, 2016), translated into English by Alex Zucker,…read more

October 25th, 2016

Celebrate with Words Without Borders on November 1

by The Editors of Words Without Borders

Our Gala & Globe Trot Are Next Week! The 2016 WWB Gala is coming up on Tuesday, November 1. A terrific group of authors and translators will join us at Three…read more

October 24th, 2016

In the Middle of the Road There Was a (Rolling) Stone: Bob Dylan in Brazil

by Eric M. B. Becker

When the Swedish Academy announced Bob Dylan as the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature, the decision was greeted with certain consternation. One pre-announcement prediction even went…read more

October 21st, 2016

How Does It Feel? We May Never Know

by Susan Harris

After last week’s startling prize announcement comes another surprise: the Nobel committee has yet to make contact with their anointed one. But as the Swedish Academy sends out a…read more

October 19th, 2016

The Translator Relay: Jeffrey Yang

by Jessie Chaffee

WWB’s Translator Relay features an interview with a different translator each month. This month’s translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth…read more

Book Reviews

“Martutene” by Ramon Saizarbitoria

Reviewed by Carolyn Silveira

“Limbo Beirut” by Hilal Chouman

Reviewed by Emily Lever

“The Invisibility Cloak” by Ge Fei

Reviewed by Kate Prengel

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