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David Doherty appears on the longlist for the Vondel Prize for his translation of Summer Brother by Jaap Robben, published in English by World Editions. Jonathan Reeder, who has also translated titles for World Editions, appears on the longlist as well for his translation of...

Czech authors Petra Hůlová and Kateřina Tučková discuss their recent novels The Movement and Gerta on 17 Sunday October at 1 pm New York (6 pm London). About this virtual event: Czech authors Petra Hůlová and Kateřina Tučková discuss their recent novels The Movement and Gerta with their English-language translators Alex...

Today sees the UK publication of Biography of a Fly by International Booker-longlisted author Jaap Robben. It is the witty and moving story of an unusual friendship. The book tells the story of a fly, who befriends a buzzard and throws himself into life with gusto,...

World Editions authors Samar Yazbek and Maryse Condé, with their translators Leri Price and Richard Philcox have been longlisted for the prestigious US literature prize, the National Book Award for Translated literature. The shortlist will be announced on 5 October, and the winners on 17 November. Guadeloupean...