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In Every Moment We Are Still Alive

Our garden is full of fruits: blueberries, goji berries, apples and plums. This got me thinking of In Every Moment We Are Still Alive, which I art directed. 89 more words

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Book Review: Icelandic Folktales & Legends by Jacqueline Simpson

While Iceland’s Sagas have been recognised as one of Europe’s most significant bodies of literature its folktales have received comparatively scant attention. The popular conception of European folklore has been largely defined by the Grimm brothers work in preserving Germanic traditions of fairy tales. 208 more words

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Beyond Words - Full Line-Up and Programme

Institut français has announced an impressive line-up of author events and films screenings for the inaugural Beyond Words Live French Literature Festval.

2017 has been a busy year for translated fiction, with an exceptionally dense list of books coming out in English translation, and a flurry of European writers attending UK festivals. 1,938 more words

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Beyond Words - Live French Literature Festival

Institut français has announced it will host a Beyond Words, brand new festival celebrating French literature. A six-day programme of events packed with guest appearances of French-language writers recently translated into English, and English-language writers who have a special love affair with France, including Delphine de Vigan, Alexis Jenni, Lydie Salvayre, Laurent Binet, Hisham Matar and Michael Rosen. 332 more words

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Book Review: The Golem by Gustav Meyrink (Trans by Mike Mitchell)

Labyrinthine expressionist horror novel.

A contemporary of Kafka, Gustav Meyrink was the illegitimate son of a minister of state and a Bavarian actress. Before the publication of his best-known work, he spent 20 years as the director of the Meyer and Morgenstern Bank in Prague. 381 more words

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The Little Paris Bookshop - Nina George

Title: The Little Paris Bookshop
Author: Nina George
Translator: Simon Pare
Publisher:  Abacus
Date of Publication:  23 April 2015
Number of Pages: 402

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Book Review: The Empress and the Cake

The Empress and the Cake, by Linda Stift (translated by Jamie Bolloch), is the third and final book in the 2016 Peirene series, Fairy Tale: End of Innocence. 454 more words

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