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WWB Daily: Past Posts

Jan, 2019

Mourning, Laughter, and Necessary Change: An Interview with Samira Negrouche
Olivia Snaije
The City and the Writer: In Brighton, England with Colin Grant
Nathalie Handal
Linguistic Slapstick, Brutal Joy, and Profane Parrots: 18 Translators on Translating Humor
Jessie Chaffee
First Read: From “Incomprehensible Lesson”
Fawzi Karim
2018 at WWB: 11 Groundbreaking Works
Susan Harris
The City and the Writer: In Martha’s Vineyard with Justen Ahren
Nathalie Handal
The Watchlist: January 2019
Tobias Carroll
What the Happiest Kids in the World Are Reading
Michele Hutchison
The Translator Relay: Helen Mintz
Words Without Borders
PÒTOPRENS: Translating Place at the Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince Exhibit
Susannah Greenblatt
The City and the Writer: In New York City with Lee Briccetti
Nathalie Handal

Dec, 2018

Our Favorite International Reads from 2018 (and What We’ll Be Reading in 2019)
Words Without Borders
The Watchlist: December 2018
Tobias Carroll
A Holiday Gift Guide for Children’s Literature in Translation
Rivka Galchen
Shadow and Light: Three Poems
João Luís Barreto Guimarães
First Read—From “Away! Away!”
Jana Beňová
Living with the Tao
John Minford
“The Anarchist Who Shared My Name,” the Oulipo, and Contemporary Nonfiction
Tobias Carroll
Akram Aylisli’s Literary Odyssey
Katherine E. Young

Nov, 2018

The City and the Writer: In Rome with Elizabeth Geoghegan
Nathalie Handal
The Watchlist: November 2018
Tobias Carroll
Fearlessness, Alienation, & Mother-Sexuality: An Interview with Ursula Andkjær Olsen
Noor Naga
A New Narrative: An Interview with Four Argentine Women Writers
María Agustina Pardini
Women’s Voices, Art, and Activism at the Fifteenth Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Eliza Vitri Handayani
First Read—From “Stone Dreams”
Akram Aylisli
The Emerging Literary Translator Valley of Death
Anton Hur
The City and the Writer: In Hong Kong with Nicholas Wong
Nathalie Handal
What the Mountains Remember: An Interview with Paolo Cognetti
Francesca Pellas
On Translating Armonía Somers’s “The Naked Woman”
Kit Maude
The Translator Relay: Ellen Cassedy
Jessie Chaffee
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