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January 2020 sees the English-language publication of Rodaan Al-Galidi’s Two Blankets, Three Sheets – already a bestseller in the Netherlands and Germany. Taking its name from the two blankets, three sheets, a towel, a pillow and a pillowcase (the items he was given when he claimed...

As 2019 draws to a close, we at World Editions are reflecting on the support we have received from so many of you this year. While compiling our Thank You note list, we realized that there are hundreds of people who have helped us spread...

This past weekend in Rochester, New York, World Editions was in attendance at the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Conference, where we got to see some of our wonderful translators and meet exciting new ones. See below our Editor in Chief, Lydia Unsworth, with translators...

The blog tour celebrating the UK publication of Gary Barker's The Museum of Lost Love has successfully come to a close! Check out all of our great reviews from our bloggers below.   Monday 7 Oct   Bella Jones @BellaOJones Tues 8 Oct    Novel Delights    @KirstHutchison Wed 9 Oct ...

At the World Editions offices we are very excited to read here in The Guardian that Maryse Condé may be in the running for a Nobel Prize in Literature this year.   According to the article: "The Russian novelist Lyudmila Ulitskaya, the Guadeloupean novelist Maryse Condé, and The...

Hector Abad visited London this month to launch  the English translation of his memoir, Oblivion.   He did three BBC interviews, including BBC Radio Scotland’s Sunday Morning With…, BBC Radio 3 Freethinking (broadcast on Wednesday 25 September – link is here) And the World Service Book Club...

Esther Gerritsen, bestselling Dutch author of Craving and Roxy will be discussing the darker side of the human psyche with Hermann Koch at a special day of Dutch writing at the British Library on Saturday 12 October.  Link here Other writers appearing include Simon Schama, Costa...