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WWB Daily: Past Posts

Jun, 2020

Translating (in) Darkness
Lara Vergnaud
8 Queer Books in Translation to Read This Pride Month
Words Without Borders
The Unsettled Sound of the Landscape
Itamar Vieira Junior
The City and the Writer: In Delhi with Sudeep Sen
Nathalie Handal

May, 2020

The Watchlist: May 2020
Tobias Carroll
First Read—from “Songs We Learn from Trees”
Misrak Terefe
Island Knowledge: Isolation and Identity in Cabo Verde
Derek Pardue
The Translator Relay: Urayoán Noel
Words Without Borders
Lily Meyer and Mona Kareem on Their New Series, Close-Up: An Experiment in Reviewing Translation
Words Without Borders
“Sheltering in the Prose of a Master”: Padma Viswanathan on Translating Graciliano Ramos
Miguel Conde
“Imagining Our Own Death”: On Writing Times of Crisis
Amanda Michalopoulou Patricia Felisa Barbeito
The City and the Writer: In Annaba, Algeria, with Janette Ayachi
Nathalie Handal

Apr, 2020

First Read—From “Cockfight” by María Fernanda Ampuero
María Fernanda Ampuero
An Appreciation: Rubem Fonseca
Clifford E. Landers
11 Indie Presses Recommend Books in Translation for World Book Day 2020
Words Without Borders
The Watchlist: April 2020
Tobias Carroll
The City and the Writer: In Paris with John Freeman
Nathalie Handal
Tales of Aladdin and Their Tellers, from Aleppo to Paris
Paulo Lemos Horta
The Essential Business of Books: 5 Rare Book Dealers at the NY International Antiquarian Book Fair
Susannah Greenblatt
International Booksellers Recommend 11 Translated Books to Read Right Now
Words Without Borders
Words Without Borders Announces 2020 Poems in Translation Contest

The Translator Relay: Regina Galasso
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Mar, 2020

The City and the Writer: In Lisbon with Patricio Ferrari
Nathalie Handal
Sanmao’s Footprints: Remembering the Writer on Her 77th Birthday
Jessica Chen
The Watchlist: March 2020
Tobias Carroll
Alejandro Zambra on His Latest Book, the Protests in Chile, and Giving Away His Personal Library
Victor Meadowcroft
Living in a Sci-Fi Movie: An Italian Screenwriter on Coronavirus
Silvia Ranfagni
Best of the B-Sides: Sensory Overload
Lori Feathers
The City and the Writer: In Berlin with Rajeev Balasubramanyam
Nathalie Handal
For International Women’s Day, Nine Translated Books by Women to Read in 2020
Words Without Borders
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