Tag Archives: Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

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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Trieste by Daša Drndić, tr. Ellen Elias-Bursać

Trieste by Daša Drndić was first published in Croatian in 2007 and the English translation by Ellen Elias-Bursać was published by MacLehose Press in 2012. It was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and won the Independent Foreign Fiction … Continue reading

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Excitements and Excess in Translation

The end is finally in sight with the project I’ve been working on for some time now. My translation of Excess by Mathias Frey – a political/conspiracy thriller, if you were wondering –  is nearly finished. There’s lots of excitement, … Continue reading

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