#In Translation

Yikes! We Need More Books in Translation

On average, there are only 421 new fiction translations published each year in the United States, and that needs to change.

Where Can You Find Great YA in Translation? Six Suggestions

Announcing the 2019 Man Booker International Prize Winner

The 2019 Man Booker International Prize Winner is Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi, translated from Arabic by Marilyn Booth.

Announcing the Best Translated Book Award 2019 Shortlists

A New Literary Prize, Where People Who are Imprisoned Are Judges

This literary prize is different. Here, the judges are chosen from among people detained in Europe’s largest prison, Fleury-Mérogis.

40 of the Most Popular Translated Books on Goodreads

In celebration of World Book Day, Goodreads recently announced 40 of the most popular translated books on the site. Read on for the titles!

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

Announcing the 2019 Man Booker International Prize Shortlist

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

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.