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WWB Daily: Past Posts

Jan, 2020

The City and the Writer: In Auckland, New Zealand with Chloe Honum
Nathalie Handal
Sexto Piso’s Diego Rabasa on Existential Selfies and Publishing the Books He Loves to Read
Victor Meadowcroft
María Fernanda Ampuero on “Cockfight,” Visceral Writing, and the Cruelty of Family Life
Victor Meadowcroft
Dispatches from the 2019 FIL in Guadalajara, Mexico
Victor Meadowcroft
Looking Outside the Mainstream: Charco Press’s Carolina Orloff on Publishing Fiction in Translation
Victor Meadowcroft
Language as a Virus: Ariana Harwicz on Writing Bilingually
Victor Meadowcroft
Words Without Borders Receives 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Grant
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First Read—From “The Sweet Indifference of the World”
Peter Stamm
The City and the Writer: In Toledo, Ohio with Charles Kell
Nathalie Handal

Dec, 2019

The Watchlist: December 2019
Tobias Carroll
Our Favorite International Reads from 2019 (and What We’ll Be Reading in 2020)
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The Best Translated Books You Missed in 2019
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Translating the Real J. P. Cuenca: An Essay and Interview
Elizabeth Lowe
First Read—From “Come to Me”
Bogdan Rusev
Your Holiday Gift Guide to Reading in Translation
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Nov, 2019

Exploring Italian Language, Rap, and Migration through Translation
Donatella Melucci
The City and the Writer: In Vicenza with Carlo Pizzati
Nathalie Handal
The Watchlist: November 2019
Tobias Carroll
One Day in August a Man Disappeared—A Multilingual Most Exquisite Corpse Story
Andrés Barba, Kirmen Uribe, Jeremy Tiang, and Kira Josefsson
The City and the Writer: In Amman with Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
Nathalie Handal
Telling Truths with New Words: Jeffrey Zuckerman on Translating Mauritian Literature
Ariel Saramandi
First Read—From “Return to the Enchanted Island”
Johary Ravaloson

Oct, 2019

For Halloween, Thirteen Eerie Stories from around the World
Susan Harris
Silvina Ocampo in English
María Agustina Pardini
Igor Štiks on Obsessing about Traumatic Historical Events and Human Agency
Olivia Snaije
The City and the Writer: In Abidjan with Véronique Tadjo
Nathalie Handal
The Bad Gardener
Evando Nascimento
First Read—from “Celestial Bodies”
Jokha Alharthi
The Watchlist: October 2019
Tobias Carroll
The City and the Writer: In New York City with Kathy Engel
Nathalie Handal
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