I am a book lover from northeastern Massachusetts.
My main interests are literature in translation and postmodernism, but I also love the classics.
To read my book reviews, click here.

18th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Open Books Store with 25 notes

openbookstore:

Hee!
Also, this one is seriously good! Look for it soon.

openbookstore:

Hee!

Also, this one is seriously good! Look for it soon.

Tagged: litmelville housewith my dog eyesHilda hilstliterature in translationphotographylatin american literature

Source: skylightbooks

18th April 2014

Photo reblogged from ASYMPTOTE JOURNAL with 2 notes

asymptotejournal:

"The sheet of paper fell (…) so I bent down and picked it up."
Learn what can happen in a set of parentheses in this story by Prabda Yoon. Translated from the Thai by Mui Poopoksakul, from our current issue. 

asymptotejournal:

"The sheet of paper fell (…) so I bent down and picked it up."

Learn what can happen in a set of parentheses in this story by Prabda Yoon. Translated from the Thai by Mui Poopoksakul, from our current issue. 

Tagged: litliterature in translationThai literatureasymptote

18th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Book Patrol with 544 notes

libraryjournal:

chicagopubliclibrary:

Batman Returns…
His books to the library!
Happy Friday from your friends at the CPL!

I wonder if his alter-ego, Bruce Wayne, sits on his local library board..

libraryjournal:

chicagopubliclibrary:

Batman Returns…

His books to the library!

Happy Friday from your friends at the CPL!

I wonder if his alter-ego, Bruce Wayne, sits on his local library board..

Tagged: librarybatman

Source: chicagopubliclibrary

17th April 2014

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theparisreview:

“I see dreams as part of life in general, but reality is much richer.”
RIP Gabriel García Márquez

theparisreview:

“I see dreams as part of life in general, but reality is much richer.”

RIP Gabriel García Márquez

Tagged: litgabriel garcí­a márquezliterature in translationlatin american literatureLiterary Figuresrest in peace

Source: theparisreview

17th April 2014

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50watts:

Queen of the Underworld” on Writers No One Reads.

50watts:

Queen of the Underworld” on Writers No One Reads.

Tagged: litsophie lyonswriters no one reads

Source: combustionbooks.org

15th April 2014

Link reblogged from translatable with 3 notes

Asymptote Spring issue is out, with a translation from Katherine Silver and an interview with Margaret Carson and Heather Cleary, among other stuff →

translatable:

Photo: Come blood moon or cherry blossoms, Asymptote's spring issue is here, proudly bursting with new work by Herta Müller, David Bellos, and Jonathan Littell, a selection of diasporic writing, and much more! http://asymptotejournal.com

The Spring 2014 Asymptote is out, and as usual, it’s beautiful and full of incredible assortment of contemporary literature written in English and in English translation, from Herta Muller, J.M. Coetzee, from the Japanese, Hungarian, Swedish, Russian, French, Arabic, and more… .

From…

Tagged: asymptoteliterature in translationlit

13th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Millions Millions with 27 notes

millionsmillions:

David Mitchell’s new book The Bone Clocks has an official release date, and that’s not all: there are more books on the way, too.

millionsmillions:

David Mitchell’s new book The Bone Clocks has an official release date, and that’s not all: there are more books on the way, too.

Tagged: david mitchelllitupcoming

13th April 2014

Photo reblogged from Book Patrol with 64 notes

bookpatrol:

unattributed
could use a caption… 

I don’t know - the photo pretty much speaks for itself.

bookpatrol:

unattributed

could use a caption… 

I don’t know - the photo pretty much speaks for itself.

Tagged: photographyblack and whitebooks

Source: viajante42

12th April 2014

Link reblogged from Open Books Store with 24 notes

Great article on the ever-growing importance of bookstores! →

Source: literatibookstore

12th April 2014

Video reblogged from Just Another Lost Soul with 7 notes

hypergiants:

The most spot on literary reviews…

Tagged: litvideothe sound and the furywilliam faulknerclassic literature

Source: hypergiants