#In Translation

Why is a Literary Collective Translating 100 Classic Indian Novels?

The Indian Novels Collective (INC) has set itself an ambitious goal. The collective intends to translate 100 novels from 13 Indian languages into English.

Announcing the Best Translated Book Award 2019 Longlists

The Best Translated Book Award 2019 longlists for both the fiction and poetry awards have been announced at The Millions. This ...

Announcing the 2019 Man Booker International Prize Shortlist

The Man Booker International Prize honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world released its shortlist yesterday, ...

What’s ONCE UPON A TIME in Tamil? Story Starters Around the World

Children's book author Chitra Soundar turned to Twitter to gather story starters from around the world, starting with the Tamil, "In that only place."

Announcing the 2019 Man Booker International Prize Longlist

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the Man Booker International Prize has announced its 2019 longlist.

2019 New Releases: In Translation

Last year was an astonishingly good year for literature in translation and after poring over catalogs and press releases I’m ...

Netflix to Adapt Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude

Netflix has announced that it has acquired the rights to develop One Hundred Years of Solitude. This is the first time the novel will be adapted for screen. 

Please Translate This, or, The Frustration of Wanting People to Read Your Favourite Untranslated Book

"It can feel a bit like you’re just there sitting on your own, with no one to talk to, very often just screaming into the void. It sucks."

12 Historical Fiction Books in Translation

Enter a different time and explore historical events and diverse cultures with this list of must-read historical fiction books in translation.

6 Books: Where to Start with Algerian Literature

My favorite Algerian book critic, Dr. Nadia Ghanem, has put together an overview of who’s who—and what’s what—when it comes to ...

Read the Writers Shortlisted for 2019 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

The shortlist for the 2019 International Prize for Arabic Fiction was just revealed. Four of the six shortlisted authors can already be read in English.

5 Recent Books in Translation You Won’t Want to Miss

Get more books in translation into your life by checking out these recommendations from South Korea, France, Mexico, and Poland.

Want More Translated YA in Your Life? Check Out the 2019 GLLI Translated YA Book Prize

Looking for more translated YA in your life? The 2019 GLLI Translated YA Book Prize shortlist might be a great place to start.

25 Clarice Lispector Quotes about Life, Art, and More

Clarice Lispector is a legend, known the world over for her dark genius and glamour. Be inspired by these cutting and brilliant Clarice Lispector quotes.

In Translation: 5 Exciting Arabic Short Story Collections for 2019

At least 5 fresh Arabic short-story collections are coming to English translation in 2019, centering on Palestine, Egypt, and Sudan.