Works in Translation Book Club

Join host and Malaprop's Bookstore Manager Justin Souther to discuss writers -- and their literature -- in translation and the cultural, political and artistic influences that mold them. Meets the last Thursday of every month at 7 pm at Malaprop's. Please scroll down to the current month and year to see what the club is reading now. 

The Noodle Maker: A Novel Cover Image
By Ma Jian, Flora Drew (Translated by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312424794
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Published: Picador - April 4th, 2006

The Noodle Maker - August 2019 Selection


The Woman Destroyed Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780394711034
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Published: Pantheon - August 12th, 1987

The Woman Destroyed - September 2019 Selection


The Rings of Saturn Cover Image
By W. G. Sebald, Michael Hulse (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811226158
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - November 8th, 2016

The Rings of Saturn - October 2019 Selection


The True Deceiver Cover Image
By Tove Jansson, Ali Smith (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590173299
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Published: NYRB Classics - December 8th, 2009

The True Deceiver - November 2019 Selection


A Maigret Christmas: And Other Stories (Inspector Maigret) Cover Image
By Georges Simenon, David Coward (Translated by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780241356746
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Published: Penguin Books - October 30th, 2018

A Maigret Christmas - December 2019 Selection


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The End of Days Cover Image
By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811225137
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 8th, 2016

The End of Days - July 2019 Selection


Blow-Up: And Other Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780394728810
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Published: Pantheon - February 12th, 1985

Blow-Up: And Other Stories - June 2019 Selection


Beyond Sleep Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781585679881
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 27th, 2008

Beyond Sleep - May 2019 Selection


The Emissary Cover Image
By Yoko Tawada, Margaret Mitsutani (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811227629
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - April 24th, 2018

The Emissary - April 2019 Selection


False Calm: A Journey Through the Ghost Towns of Patagonia Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945492143
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Published: Transit Books - October 2nd, 2018

False Calm - March 2019 Selection


Pearls on a Branch: Oral Tales Cover Image
By Najla Jraissaty Khoury, Inea Bushnaq (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671961
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Published: Archipelago - April 17th, 2018

Pearls on a Branch - February 2019 Selection


A Quiet Place Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781908524638
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Published: Bitter Lemon Press - August 16th, 2016

A Quiet Place - January 2019 Selection


The Little Virtues: Essays Cover Image
By Natalia Ginzburg, Dick Davis (Translated by), Belle Boggs (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781628728255
Availability: Special Order - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Arcade - September 12th, 2017

The Little Virtues - December 2018 Selection


Heartsnatcher Cover Image
By Boris Vian, Stanley Chapman (Translator), Raymond Queneau (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781564782991
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Published: Dalkey Archive Press - October 3rd, 2003

Heartsnatcher - November 2018 Selection


Epitaph of a Small Winner: A Novel (FSG Classics) Cover Image
By Machado de Assis, William L. Grossman (Translated by), Susan Sontag (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780374531232
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 29th, 2008

Epitaph of a Small Winner - October 2018 Selection


Outlaws: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781620403273
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 9th, 2016

Outlaws - September 2018 Selection


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The Years Cover Image
By Annie Ernaux, Alison L. Strayer (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781609807870
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Published: Seven Stories Press - November 21st, 2017

The Years - August 2018 Selection