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Quick Hits for October 1, 2009

Shameless plugs… The Doisneau You Don’t Know:  I have now joyfully joined the blogging ranks over at Absinthe Minded, the blog of the literary journal Absinthe: New European Writing (www.absinthenew.com).  I did a little post about the Doisneau exhibit I saw in Avignon. And, here is a quick blurb from the review I wrote for…

NYC,NYC, and NYC

Some of you may know that this is the week we find out which book will win the Best Translated Book of 2008. There are ten finalists in two categories – fiction and poetry. And on February 19 at the stunning Melville House Publishing, we will announce the winner and runners-up. Looking forward to mingling…

And the Winner Is…

Today was the the day for international authors and the talented individuals who translated their works into English to get their well-deserved recognition. Let me say that as part of the panel who had to narrow the list down from twenty-five titles in poetry and fiction to ten titles in each proved painstakingly difficult. There…

100% for 3%

Amidst a couple of Zola novels right now that will be reviewed in the next couple of days, I must step away from a Paris for a moment and highlight the fiction long list 2008 at Three Percent. The coverage itself is fantastic and the 25 titles on the long list will be whittled down…