Translating poetry is more than just how the language is structured, but also how thoughts and emotions are structured as well, says Adonis.
The finalists for the 2013 German Book Prize range from historical fiction to explorations of contemporary love and a brutal future for planet Earth. Find out the winner on October 7 in Frankfurt.
Favorites among year’s six Booker Prize finalists — which ‘shows the English language novel to be a form of world literature’ — are Jim Crace and Eleanor Catton.
Scotsman Angus Peter Campbell reflects on the zig-zag composition of his new novel which was written — and will be published —simultaneously in English and Gaelic.
The Goncourt Academy announced the longlist for the Prix Goncourt, considered to the be the most prestigious literary prize in France. The winner be announced on November 4.
Plenty of people have predictions about who will win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Care to place a bet? Ladbrokes announces its odds on which author will win.
Ross Ufberg, cofounder of New Vessel Press, reflects on the state of translation in America, finding it far more vital and vibrant than one might expect.
Posthumous publications have had a dicey track record. So what should we expect of the rumored five new works to come from J.D. Salinger?
A new study from the National Association of Scholars shows US colleges increasingly view anything published before 1990 as ‘inaccessible’ for students.
A new biography of the late JD Salinger claims that five additional works will be published between 2015 and 2020.