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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair: Cult Classic or Mainstream Blockbuster?

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, translated by Sam Taylor, is twenty-eight-year-old Swiss author Joël Dicker’s second novel and third published book. It sold two million copies in a year, in 42 territories, and has won three French literary prizes. The New York Times has given it the thumbs up: “His darkly comic debut thriller (already a blockbuster in Europe!) is unimpeachably terrific.” So much for the Swiss only producing cuckoo clocks . . . A good...

Translation Roundup

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to Sharon Olds, this year's winner of the UK's TS Eliot Prize, for her poetry collection Stag's Leap! Check out the International Prize for Arabic Fiction shortlist, which includes several young novelists. The winner will be announced April 23 at an awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi.  The 30 finalists for the National Book Critics Circle book awards include Lauren Binet's novel HHhH, translated from the French by Sam...
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