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Nick Caistor

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Nick Caistor

Nick Caistor's translations from the Spanish and Portuguese include works by Juan Marse, Eduardo Mendoza, Juan Carlos Onetti, Sergio Ramirez, Jose Saramago, and Osvaldo Soriano.

Articles by Nick Caistor

Meow
By Félix J. Palma
To Juan Bonilla, who endured the first part of this storyI can’t see it from the terrace, so I don’t know how big it is, or what color. The only thing I know is that every night, perched up…
Translated from Spanish by Nick Caistor & Amanda Hopkinson
Multilingual
Tijuana: On the Pozole-Man’s Hill
By Hector de Mauleon
1 A writer from Tijuana told me: “If you want to know what Tijuana is all about, you have to go there.” There was the village of Ojo de Agua, in a dusty valley on the outskirts of the city,…
Translated from Spanish by Nick Caistor
Multilingual
Broken Glass
By Alain Mabanckou
I need to start by describing the row that accompanied the birth of the bar, to tell you a bit about the calvary the Captain had to face, because some people wanted to drive him into his grave, to draw…
Translated from French by Nick Caistor
from Bewitched by Shanghai
By Juan Marsé
Bewitched by Shanghai is narrated by an adolescent, Danny, who lives in postwar Barcelona with his widowed mother. Between school and starting working as an apprentice in a jeweler’s workshop, she…
Translated from Spanish by Nick Caistor
The Bride from Odessa
By Edgardo Cozarinsky
One spring evening in 1890, from his vantage point up on the Primorsky Boulevard, a young man was watching the movement of ships in the port of Odessa.Decked out in his Sunday finest, he contrasted as…
Translated from Spanish by Nick Caistor
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