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2015: March-April wrap-up

With a long novel to translate in French – it’s available to pre-order, hint hint, great way of keeping up with your French! and lots of books to read for the… 741 more words


Zone by Mathias Énard

‘Zone’ by Mathias Énard and translated from the French by Charlotte Mandell tells the story of Francis Mirkovic, a Franco-Croat intelligence officer who is travelling by train from Milan to Rome after missing his plane. 486 more words


IFFP 2015 review: The Ravens

The Ravens


The Ravens
by Tomas Bannerhed,
translated from the Swedish
by Sarah Death

Paperback, 416 pages

Published January 16th, 2014
by Clerkenwell Press
First published March 15th, 2011…

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Launch! The Network of Interfaith Family Groups (NIFG)

Today, I’m excited to announce the launch of the Network of Interfaith Family Groups (NIFG, prounounced “niff-gee”). This network will help interfaith families who want… 740 more words

Interfaith Families

IFFP 2015: official and shadow shortlists

 Official and shadow shortlists

The official shortlist for the IFFP has been announced! Once again, the official choice does justify the existence of a Shadow Panel, according to my opinion. 319 more words


Boyhood Island by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett, ‘Boyhood Island’ is the third instalment of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s ambitious six-book cycle of autobiographical novels known as ‘My Struggle’. 411 more words


IFFP 2015: The Giraffe's Neck

The Giraffe’s Neck

The Giraffe’s Neck
by Judith Schalansky,
tr. Shaun Whiteside

Hardcover, 224 pages

Published April 22nd 2014
by Bloomsbury USA

ISBN: 9781620403389

After my happy review of… 526 more words