Ru by Kim Thuy - First Fiction

Electric Buzzati

Translators Battle in London

The Longlist Has Arrived!

Electric Buzzati

Salonica has always been a huge fan of Dino Buzzati and happy to see his work appear on any website.…

Translators Battle in London

The London Review Bookshop begins it’s World Literature Series next week, Oct. 26.  This series, as quoted on their website,…

The Longlist Has Arrived!

Three Percent Announces Fiction Longlist for the Fifth Annual Best Translated Book Awards February 28, 2012—The 25-title fiction longlist for…

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Ru by Kim Thuy – First Fiction

Review  Vietnam~Kim Thúy~Ru The story of the little girl who was swallowed up by the sea after she’d lost her footing while walking along the edge spread through the foul-smelling belly of the boat like an anesthetic or laughing gas, transforming the single bulb into a polar and the biscuits soaked in motor oil into…

Electric Buzzati

Salonica has always been a huge fan of Dino Buzzati and happy to see his work appear on any website. There’s a great  Buzzati short story up at Electric Literature, translated by Lawrence Venuti.  “The Time Machine” a classic story from the Italian master and well worth ten minutes of your time.  Originally from a…