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    Want to read world literature? Try the 13 books on the Man Booker International Prize longlist

    U.S.A.
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    Apr 12, 2018
    The Man Booker International Prize currently recognises the best in translated fiction in English from around the world. Before 2016, the prize was also open to books originally written in English, and the recipients of the prize included Lydia Davis, Alice Munro, Chinua Achebe, and Philip Roth. If...
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    • Catalan

    Seül i els signes

    Catalonia
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    Apr 4, 2018
    Una certa estranyesa recorre el grapat de relats que integren Corre, pare, corre! (Godall), de l’escriptora sud-coreana Kim Ae-ran, el primer dels seus treballs traduïts al català per Mihwa Jo Jeong i Alba Cunill. Ae-ran està considerada una de les renovadores de la literatura coreana. Amb aquest...
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    • Turkish

    Troyazar Uluslararası Homeros Edebiyat Festivali'ne büyük ilgi

    Turkey
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    Apr 4, 2018
    ÇANAKKALE'de '2018 Troia Yılı' etkinlikleri kapsamında düzenlenen, Troyazar Uluslararası Homeros Edebiyat Festivali, büyük ilgi görüyor. Bir alışveriş merkezindeki, Troyazar Uluslararası Homeros Edebiyat Festivali'nin ilk günleri edebiyatseverlerin akınına sahne oldu. Festivalin açılış günü Türkiye...
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    • English

    Two Irish writers shortlisted for Dublin Literary Award

    Ireland
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    Apr 5, 2018
    Since its inception in 1996, the International Dublin Literary Award has championed novels from around the world, often ignoring the work of mainstream writers for those whose books maybe less familiar to English-speaking readers.
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    • English

    Haemin Sunim shortlisted for British Book Award

    United Kingdom
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    Mar 31, 2018
    The Things You Can Only See When You Slow Down by Haemin Sunim (tr. Chi-Young Kim) has been shortlisted for The British Book Awards in Non-Fiction: Lifestyle category.
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    • ​Indonesian

    10 Buku Nominasi 'Dublin Literary Award 2018'

    Indonesia
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    Apr 6, 2018
    Human Acts novel karangan Han Kang dari Korea Selatan sudah diterjemahkan ke dalam bahasa Indonesia oleh Penerbit Baca dengan judul "Mata Malam." Penerbit yang sama juga menerjemahkan novel pertama Han Kang, "The Vegetarian," novel yang membuat Han Kang meraih penghargaan Man Booker Prize 2016.
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    • Japanese

    韓国の80年代生まれの著者による話題のデビュー短編集。

    Japan
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    Apr 01, 2018
    キム・エランの短編集を読むと、世界が少しだけ違って見えてくる。そしていまより優しくなれる。たとえば、こうだ。子ども時代を思い出して、主人公はこう語る。「その頃は今より背が低かったから、僕と夜空の距離も今より遠かった」(「ホッピング」)。とたんに僕らは、ずっと昔に見た高くて広い空を思い出す。
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    • French

    Très chère grande sœur coréenne

    France
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    Apr 1, 2018
    Gong Ji-young, auteure célèbre en Corée, raconte l’émouvante histoire d’une petite bonne, et au-delà, la façon dont nos souvenirs d’enfance nous façonnent. « Bongsun a encore disparu. » Il a suffi que sa mère lui annonce la nouvelle pour que les souvenirs d’enfance remontent chez Jjang-a, à la fois...
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    • Spanish

    Han Kang da voz a los masacrados

    Spain
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    Apr 4, 2018
    En mayo de 1980, en la ciudad de Gwangju (Corea del Sur), el ejército sofocó una revuelta popular, provocando miles de muertos. A través de las experiencias de siete personajes, "Actos humanos" revive aquellos hechos terribles: la tortura, el miedo, la angustia de no encontrar a los desaparecidos,...
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    • French

    Kim Tak-hwan et les traductrices Yeong-hee Lim et Françoise Nagel primés

    France
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    Apr 3, 2018
    Ce prix est décerné par un jury composé de cent étudiants volontaires de l’Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3. Il a pour objectif d'ouvrir les étudiants à la culture littéraire contemporaine étrangère et à la problématique de la traduction. Tout au long de l’année universitaire, le campus lyonnais a...

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