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The Watchlist: October 2020

October 29th, 2020
by Tobias Carroll
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Tobias Carroll recommends exciting new and forthcoming books translated from Tamil, Georgian, Japanese, Spanish, and more.

The Latest from WWB Daily

October 15th, 2020
  • First Read

What Happens When We Sleep?

by Haytham El Wardany 

Sleep is the last remaining place in which death can be encountered. more

October 13th, 2020
  • News

Introducing WWB’s Editorial Fellow, Varun Nayar

by Words Without Borders 

Studying and translating Hindi literature­­­ felt like a way into a historical experience that––though not unique to my family­––was nonetheless deeply personal. more

October 8th, 2020
  • City and the Writer

The City and the Writer: In Athens with Amanda Michalopoulou

by Nathalie Handal 

Athens is about instant decisions, constant change, boldness and confusion and nerve. more

October 6th, 2020
  • Interviews

An Interview with WWB Poetry Contest Winners Enrique Villasis and Bernard Capinpin

by Words Without Borders 

I was fascinated by the art of ekphrasis: the discipline of transforming the visual into the verbal to stimulate different kinds of seeing. more

October 5th, 2020
  • Essays

The Garúa and the Sky: On Translating Doris Moromisato’s “Here in Chorrillos”

by Margaret Wright 

If "garúa" signified a weather phenomenon occurring in primarily Spanish-speaking parts of the globe, shouldn't it be transferred intact to the poem's English iteration? more

October 2nd, 2020
  • Interviews

“This Catastrophe That Is Called Lebanon”: A Conversation with Mazen Kerbaj

by Words Without Borders 

It's shocking to reach a place where you cannot imagine you could be still shocked by something in this country, and then you are proven wrong. more

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