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The Week in Links – 10.14.11-10.21.11



It’s been a great week for international literature, but more importantly, for Iceland. Talk about coverage. There’s the current issue of Words Without Borders, a spate of posts over at Three
Percent
and Amazon Crossing’s commitment to publish at least ten titles from Iceland. Holy Bjork. Oh, and let’s not forget Iceland
is being honored at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Had enough of Iceland, how about checking out the new German Book Prize Winner

Murakami!

Jose Manuel Prieto talks books in Castro’s Cuba.

Wall Street and Walser, Occupied.

Murakami!

Sorokin at Stanford

Really great interview with Adrienne Celt of
Hayden’s Ferry Review about translation in lit journals…she was …

Salonica’s International Holiday Gift Guide!

Salonica’s Holiday Gift Guide With the advent of the Holiday season, there are top ten, best of and holiday guides galore at nearly every click.  But, my little seasonal elves have searched the globe worldwide and prepared a Holiday book guide that is teeming with books from around the world.  You’ve already heard about Franzen. …

Quick Hits for February 1, 2010

You’ll be a better person if you click on these… Dream Couple:  As fate would have it, soon after I finish my review of Ugresic’s book of essays, I get the shiny, new Bookforum in my mailbox that features none other than THE Mary Gaitskill reviewing the new novel by THE Dubravka Ugresic.  Am I…