Articles tagged "Three Percent"


Where Are the Women in Translation?

I’ve never been good at math, or maybe I should say, I never liked math enough to be good at it, even if I did get the odd A in the subject in high school. So I don’t have a clue how to divide…...

Translation Roundup

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to the five novelists on the Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist, including WWB contributor Musharraf Ali Farooqi. The winner will be announced March 14th! Interviews,…...

Translation Roundup

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews In the latest Circumference podcast, Montana Ray speaks to Yusef Komunyakaa, Goutam Datta, and Subodh Sarkar about an anthology of African American poets, edited…...

Translation Roundup

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to all the winners of the 2012 National Book Awards, who were honored in New York last night. Louise Erdrich accepted the fiction award for her novel, The Round House,…...

Translation Roundup

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews Peter Mountford talks to NPR about discovering that his debut novel, A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism, was being illegally translated into Russian…...

Translation Roundup

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to the recipient of the 2013 Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, Taiwonese poet Yang Mu! The 2012 National Book Award finalists were revealed this week. Interviews,…...

Translation Roundup

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews Writer and WWB contributor Elias Khoury's latest novel, As Though She Were Sleeping, explores the porous boundary between dreams and waking life, set against the…...

From the London Book Fair: Myths and Myth-busting

Some welcome myth-busting about translation today at day two of the Literary Translation Center.  During the opening session, called “Translation Intelligence: Surveys, Reports, Statistics—What’s…...