Read Around the World

It's been said that of all the books published in English each year, only 3% are translations. This means that by reading translated works, you're sort of entering an exclusive club. That's cool, right? Regardless of your motives, we hope you find something to delight, inform, provoke, or otherwise entertain you from our revolving recommendations here.

 


  This month we present the 2014 Best Translated Book Award longlist.

Book List

Seiobo There Below (Paperback)

$17.95
ISBN-13: 9780811219679
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9/2013

Horses of God (Paperback)

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9781935639534
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Published: Tin House Books, 4/2013

$18.00
ISBN-13: 9781609451349
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Europa Editions, 9/2013

Tirza (Paperback)

$16.95
ISBN-13: 9781934824696
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Open Letter Books, 2/2013

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9781590176702
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: NYRB Classics, 10/2013

Blinding (Paperback)

$22.00
ISBN-13: 9781935744849
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Archipelago, 10/2013

A True Novel (Paperback)

$29.95
ISBN-13: 9781590512036
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Other Press, 11/2013

The Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra
$15.49
Model: 9781939931078

The Whispering Muse (Hardcover)

$22.00
ISBN-13: 9780374289072
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 4/2013

The End of Love (Hardcover)

$22.00
ISBN-13: 9781938073564
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: McSweeney's Books, 10/2013

Her Not All Her (Paperback)

$19.00
ISBN-13: 9780956992048
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Sylph Editions, 3/2013

Through the Night (Paperback)

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9781564788740
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Dalkey Archive Press, 6/2013

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780374534295
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2/2014

Red Grass (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9780966234695
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Tamtam Books, 11/2013

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9781846274176
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Portobello Books, 8/2013

Sandalwood Death (Paperback)

$24.95
ISBN-13: 9780806143392
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: University of Oklahoma Press, 11/2012

$18.00
ISBN-13: 9781906548889
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Published: Pushkin Press, 2/2013

The African Shore (Paperback)

$13.00
ISBN-13: 9780300196108
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Yale University Press, 10/2013
In this deceptively simple tale—reminiscent of the best of Bolaño—a Columbian of questionable means drifts through Tangier without much of a guiding impulse other than his own satisfaction. In the background, one can sense the barely audible, sinister machinations creaking...

$56.00
ISBN-13: 9780814729373
Abridged
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Published: New York University Press, 8/2013

$30.00
ISBN-13: 9780547547848
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 12/2013

The Infatuations (Hardcover)

$26.95
ISBN-13: 9780307960726
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Published: Knopf, 8/2013

$26.00
ISBN-13: 9781935744825
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Archipelago, 5/2013

$17.95
ISBN-13: 9781567924466
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Verba Mundi, 7/2013

Commentary (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9781937027100
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: Ugly Duckling Presse, 12/2013

Textile (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9781558618251
Availability: On Our Shelves (as of this morning)
Published: The Feminist Press at CUNY, 4/2013