“He was healthier than the rest of us, but when you listened with the stethoscope you could hear the tears bubbling inside his heart.”
Gabriel García Márquez 101: How to Read the Influential Author
So the Best Translated Book Awards, organized by the University of Rochester, are especially sweet for the people who translate and publish such works. The 20 finalists include multiple works published by New Directions, the Brooklyn-based nonprofit publisher Archipelago Books, and Zephyr Press of Brookline, Mass.
It’s worth checking out these books.
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This ain’t no April fools, this is the good stuff from March and all its madness…
And Short the Season. Maxine Kumin (Norton)
Control Bird Alt Delete. Alexandria Peary (Iowa)
Foxes on the Trampoline. Charlotte Boulay (Ecco)
"Kristin Wiig’s turn as a dowdy caretaker is the highlight of this contemporary American take on Cinderella." — The Hollywood Reporter”
"Liza Johnson makes fine, steady progress with this delicate and absorbing character study starring Kristen Wiig."— Variety
Didn’t know this movie was based on Alice Munro’s work!