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Iosi Havilio at Blue Metropolis

Argentine writer Iosi Havilio is appearing at the excellent Blue Metropolis International Literature Festival in Montreal on Friday May 2 and Saturday May 3 together with fellow Latin American writers Carlos Labbé, Luis Alberto Urrea and Eduargo Lago. Read an excerpt from Iosi Havilio’s Paradises in B O D Y here There are not a […]

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Literalab’s Best Books of 2013

1. The Devil’s Workshop by Jáchym Topol (translated by Alex Zucker)             Like my favorite book of the year before, my favorite book of 2013 delves into the ultimate horrors that man inflicts on his fellow man, but does so with a surplus of imagination, suspense and humor. Whereas Selvedin […]

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Publishing translated fiction and reading Argentine writing

A lot of the publishers of translated fiction have been weighing in recently on the state of affairs. Now publisher Stefan Tobler takes the occasion of his And Other Stories third anniversary to add his own assessment of the challenges of bringing out legitimately interesting, unique books in the English-speaking world, with its closed-minded philistinism […]

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