Tag Archives: And Other Stories

Tregian’s Ground

I have just got to the end of Tregian’s Ground by Anne Cuneo, tr. Roland Glasser and Louise Rogers Lalaurie (And Other Stories, 2015). I had been wanting to read this since I first heard that And Other Stories were … Continue reading

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ITD and ITI – a whirlwind weekend, part 1

The past weekend was full of firsts for me – I was on the panel for one of the seminars at this year’s International Translation Day conference at the British Library; I attended the ITI German Network’s annual workshop and … Continue reading

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Round-up of Random Recent Reads

Just a few musings on books I’ve read but been too distracted to review properly: The Detour by Gerbrand Bakker, tr. David Colmer (Vintage). This won the 2013 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. It’s about a Dutch woman living in Wales … Continue reading

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Captain of the Steppe by Oleg Pavlov, tr. Ian Appleby

Deep in the desolate steppe, Captain Khabarov waits out his service at a camp where the news arrives in bundles of last year’s papers and rations turn up rotting in their trucks. One Spring, he decides to plant a field … Continue reading

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Paradises by Iosi Havilio, tr. Beth Fowler

My reading for Summer Reads reviews has so far focussed largely on translated titles, a lot of them from And Other Stories, and that’s not changed here. Paradises by Iosi Havilio, translated by Beth Fowler (And Other Stories, 2013), is … Continue reading

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Quesadillas – Juan Pablo Villalobos, tr. Rosalind Harvey

After the Writers’ Centre event on Quesadillas, I was longing to read the book so it was my first choice from the long list on offer for next year’s Summer Reads programme. I picked it up, headed for the nearest … Continue reading

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The Madonna of the Sleeping Cars

A little while ago, I went into the wonderful Book Hive in Norwich for a browse around. Upstairs by their front window, they had the most wonderful display of translated fiction, with books from Peirene, And Other Stories, Alma, Melville … Continue reading

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