My Book Corner - Books from Around the World

work in progress... 





 • ANTHOLOGIES - two or more countries

After Every War: Twentieth-Century Women Poets (translator: Eavan Boland) (poets: Rose Ausländer, Ingeborg Bachmann, Hilde Domin, Marie Luise Kaschnitz, Gertrud Kolmar, Elisabeth Langgässer, Else Lasker-Schüler, Dagmar Nick, Nelly Sachs) poetry

- Best European Fiction 2010 (Dalkey Archive Press: 2009, editor: Aleksandar Hemon,  preface: Zadie Smith) (authors: [ALBANIA] Ornela Vorpsi: From The Country Where No One Ever Dies; [AUSTRIA] Antonio Fian: From While Sleeping; [BELGIUM: Dutch] Peter Terrin: From The Murderer;  [BELGIUM: French] Jean-Philippe Toussaint: Zidane’s Melancholy [BOSNIA] Igor Stiks: At the Sarajevo Market; [BULGARIA] Georgi Gospodinov: And All Turned Moon; [CROATIA] Neven Ušumović: Vereš; [DENMARK] Naja Marie Aidt: Bulbjerg;  [ESTONIA] Elo Viiding: Foreign Women; [FINLAND] Juhani Brander: From Extinction; [FRANCE] Christine Montalbetti: Hotel Komaba Eminence (with Haruki Murakami);  [HUNGARY] George Konrád: Jeremiah’s Terrible Tale; [ICELAND] Steinar Bragi: The Sky Over Thingvellir; [IRELAND: English] Julian Gough: The Orphan and the Mob; [IRELAND: Irish]  Orna Ní Choileáin: Camino; [ITALY] Giulio Mozzi (aka Carlo Dalcielo): Carlo Doesn’t Know How to Read; [LATVIA] Inga Abele: Ants and Bumblebees; [LIECHTENSTEIN] Mathias Ospelt: Deep In the Snow; [LITHUANIA] Giedra Radvilavičiūtė: The Allure of the Text; [MACEDONIA] Goce Smilevski: Fourteen Little Gustavs; [NETHERLANDS] Stephan Enter: Resistance; [NORWAY] Jon Fosse: Waves of Stone; [POLAND] Michał Witkowski: Didi; [PORTUGAL] Valter Hugo Mãe: dona malva and senhor josé ferreiro; [ROMANIA] Cosmin Manolache: Three Hundred Cups; [RUSSIA] Victor Pelevin: Friedmann Space; [SERBIA] David Albahari: The Basilica in Lyon; [SLOVAKIA] Peter Kristúfek: From The Prompter; [SLOVENIA] Andrej Blatnik: From You Do Understand?; [SPAIN: Castilian] Julián Ríos: Revelation on the Boulevard of Crime; [SPAIN: Catalan] Josep M. Fonalleras: Noir in Five Parts and an Epilogue; [SWITZERLAND] Peter Stamm: Ice Moon; [UK: England]Deborah Levy: From Swimming Home; [UK: Scotland] Alasdair Gray: The Ballad of Ann Bonny; [UK: Wales] Penny Simpson: Indigo’s Mermaid)

- Best European Fiction 2011 (Dalkey Archive Press: 2010, editor: Aleksandar Hemon, preface: Colum McCann) (authors: [ALBANIA] Arian Leka: Brothers of the Blade; [AUSTRIA] Dieter Sperl: Random Walker; [BELARUS] Victor Martinovich: Taboo; [BELGIUM] François Emmanuel: Lou Dancing; [BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA] Goran Samardžić: Varneesh; [BULGARIA] Alek Popov: Plumbers; [CROATIA] Mimi Simić: My Girlfriend; [CYPRUS] Nora Nadjarian: Exhibition; [CZECH REPULIC] Michal Ajvaz: The Wire Book; [DENMARK] Peter Adolphsen: Fourteen Small Stories; [ESTONIA] Toomas Vint: Beyond the Window a Park is Dimming; [FINLAND]  Anita Konkka: The Clown; [FRANCE] Eric Laurrent: American Diary; [GEORGIA] Zurab Lezhava: Sex for Fridge; [GERMANY]  Ingo Schulze: Oranges and Angel; [HUNGARY]  László Krasznahorkai: The Bill; [ICELAND]  Kristín Eiríksdóttir: Holes in People; [IRELAND: English] Kevin Barry: Doctor Sot; [IRELAND: Irish] Éilís Ní Dhuibhne: Trespasses; [ITALY] Marco Candida: Dream Diary; [LATVIA] Nora Ikstena: Elza Kuga’s Old-Age Dementia; [LIECHTENSTEIN] Stefan Sprenger: Dust; [LITHUANIA] Danutė Kalinauskaitė: Just Things; [MACEDONIA] Blaže Minevski: Academician Sisoye’s Inaugural Speech; [MOLDOVA] Iulian Ciocan: Auntie Frosea; [MONTENEGRO] Ognjen Spahić: Raymond is No Longer with Us—Carver is Dead; [NETHERLANDS] Manon Uphoff: Desire; [NORWAY] Frode Grytten: Hotel by a Railroad; [POLAND] Olga Tokarczuk: The Ugliest Woman in the World;[PORTUGAL]  Gonçalo Manuel Tavares: Six Tales; [ROMANIA]  Lucian Dan Teodorovici: Goose Chase; [RUSSIA]  Andrei Gelasimov: The Evil Eye; [SERBIA]  Vladimir Arsenijević: One Minute: Dumbo’s Death; [SLOVENIA]  Drago Jančar: The Prophecy; [SPAIN, Castilian]  Enrique Vila-Matas: Far From Here; [SPAIN: Catalan] Mercè Ibarz: Nela and the Virgins;[SWITZERLAND] Verena Stefan: Doe a Deer; [TURKEY] Ersan Üldes, Professional Behavior; [UK: England] Hilary Mantel, The Hearts Fails without Warning; [UK: Wales] Wiliam Owen Roberts, The Professionals)

- Gods and Soldiers: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary African Writing
(editor: Rob Spillman) (authors: Chinua Achebe, Boubacar Boris Diop, Laila Lalami, Nawal El-Saadawi, Mohamed Magani, Aziz Chouaki, Leila Aboulela, Binyavanga Wainaina, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Doreen Baingana, Nuruddin Farah, Helon Habila, Abdourahman A. Waberi, Mia Couto, Ondjaki, José Eduardo Agualusa, J.M. Coetzee, Yvonne Vera, Mohammed Naseehu Ali, Chris Abani, E.C. Osondu, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Patrice Nganang, Alain Mabanckou, Fatou Diome, Niq Mhlongo, Nadine Gordimer, Marlene van Niekerk, Zakes Mda, Ivan Vladislavić)



ALBANIA

• ♂ Fatos Lubonja
- False Apocalypse (Istros Books, translator: John Hodgson)


ALGERIA

• ♂ Amara Lakhous
- Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio (Europa Editions, translator: Ann Goldstein)
- Dispute Over a Very Italian Piglet (Europa Editions, translator: Ann Goldstein)
- Divorce Islamic Style (Europa Editions, translator: Ann Goldstein)

• ♂ Boualem Sansal (1949-)
- 2084: The End of the World (Europa Editions, translator: Alison Anderson) sci-fi
- Harraga (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, translator: Frank Wynne)
- The German Mujahid (Europa Editions, translator: Frank Wynne)


ANGOLA

• ♂ José Eduardo Agualusa (1960- )
- A General Theory of Oblivion (Harvill Secker, translator: Daniel Hahn)
- Rainy Season (Arcadia Books, translator: Daniel Hahn)
- The Book of Chameleons (Arcadia Books, translator: Daniel Hahn)


ARGENTINA

• ♂ César Aira
- An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter  (translator: Chris Andrews, preface: Roberto Bolaño)

• ♀ Liliana Bodoc
- The Days of the Deer (Atlantic Books: 2014, tr. Nick Caistor & Lucia Caistor Arendar) Fantasy

• ♂ Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) short stories, poetry
- Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings (translators: Donald A. Yates, James E. Irby)

• ♂ Jorge Bucay
- Let Me Tell You a Story (Europa Editions, translator: Lisa Dillman)

• ♂ Adolfo Bioy Casares (1914-1999)
- The Invention of Morel (translator: Ruth L.C. Simms)

• ♀ Flavia Company 
- The Island Of Last Truth (translator: Laura McGloughlin)

• ♂ Julio Cortázar (1914-1984) short stories
- Hopscotch (translator: Gregory Rabassa)

• ♀ Angélica Gorodischer (1928- ) short-stories, sci-fi, fantasy
- Kalpa Imperial: The Greatest Empire That Never Was (Kalpa Imperial #1-2) (translator: Ursula K. Le Guin)
- Prodigies (translator: Sue Burke)
- Trafalgar (translator: Amalia Gladhart)

• ♀ Liliana Heker (1943- )
- Please Talk to Me: Selected Stories (translator: Alberto Manguel)
- The End of the Story (translator: Andrea G. Labinger)
- The Stolen Party And Other Stories (translator: Alberto Manguel)

• ♀ Silvina Ocampo (1903-1993)
-  The Topless Tower (translator: James Womack)
- Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Short Stories (translator: Daniel Balderston)

• ♀ Olga Orozco (1920-1999) poetry, short stories
- A Talisman in the Darkness: Selected Stories of Olga Orozco (translators: Mary G. Berg, Melanie Niicholson)

• ♀ Alejandra Pizarnik (1936-1972)
- Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 - 1972 (translator: Yvette Siegert)

• ♂ Ernesto Sabato (1911-2011)
-  El túnel: translated by Harriet de Onis in 1950 as The Outsider and again by Margaret Sayers Peden in 1988 as The Tunnel
- On Heroes and Tombs (translator: Helen R. Lane)
- The Angel of Darkness (translator: Andrew Hurley)

• ♀ Samanta Schweblin (1978- )
-  Fever Dream (translator: Megan McDowell)
- Mouthful of Birds (translator: Megan McDowell) expected jan 2019
- The Size of Things (translator: Megan McDowell, ebook, New Yorker Online Fiction, 10 pages)


AUSTRIA

• ♀ Ilse Aichinger 
- Bad Words: Selected Short Prose (Seagull Books: 2018, translator: Uljana Wolf & Christian Hawkey) sept 2018
- Selected Stories
- Selected Poetry and Prose (Logbridge-Rhodes: 1983, translator:  Allen H. Chappel)
- The Bound Man and Other Stories (Copy Press: 2015, translator: Eric Mosbacher)
- The Greater Hope (Königshausen & Neumann: 2016, translator: Geoff Wilkes)

• ♂ Georg Trakl (1887-1914)
- The Last Gold of Expired Stars: Complete Poems 1908 - 1914 (Loch Raven Press, LLC, translators: Jim Doss & Werner Schmitt)
- The Poems of Georg Trakl (Carcanet Press Ltd, translator: Margitt Lehbert) poetry

• ♀ Linda Stift 
- The Empress and the Cake (Peirene Press, translator: Jamie Bulloch)



BELARUS

• ♀ Svetlana Alexievich (Belarus/Russia)
- Chernobyl Prayer (Penguin Classics: 2016, translator: Arch Tait)
- Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets (Text Publishing: 2016, translator: Bela Shayevich)
- War's Unwomanly Face (Progress Publishers: 1988, translator: ??? )
- Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster (Picador: 2006, translators: Svetlana Aleksijevič, Keith Gessen, Alma Lapinskienė)
- Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War (W. W. Norton Company: 1992, translators: Julia Whitby  &  Robin Whitby )


BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

• ♂ Selvedin Avdić (fantasy)
- Seven Terrors (Istros Books, translator: Coral Petkovich)

• ♂ Muharem Bazdulj (1977- )
- Byron and the Beauty (Istros Books, translator: John K. Cox)

• ♀ Alma Lazarevska
- Death in the Museum of Modern Art (Istros Books, translator: Celia Hawkesworth)

• ♂ Faruk Šehić
- Quiet Flows the Una (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)
- Under Pressure (Istros Books: 2019)


BRAZIL

• ♂ Alberto Mussa
- The Mystery of Rio (Europa Editions, translator: Alex Ladd)

• ♂ Alexandre Vidal Porto
- Sergio Y. (Europa Editions, translator: Alex Ladd)


BULGARIA

• ♂ Alek Popov
- Mission London (Istros Books, translator: Charles de M. Gill)


CHILE

• ♂ Roberto Bolaño
- Monsieur Pain (translator: Chris Andrews )


CHINA/TAIWAN


• Anthologies
- Bamboo shoots after the rain - Contemporary stories by women writers of Taiwan (The Feminist Press, edited by Ann C. Carver and Sung-Sheng Yvonne Chang, authors: Li Ang, Eileen Chang, Ch´i Chün, Yüan Ch'iung-ch'iung, Lin Hai-yin, Hsi Hsi,  Chiang Hsiao-yün, P'an Jen-mu, Ch'en Jo-hsi, Yü Li-hua, Hsiao Sa, Shih Shu-ch'ing, Ou-yang Tzu,  Ai Ya, translators:???)

• ♀ Can Xue
- The Last Lover (Yale University Press, translator: Annelise Finegan Wasmoen)

COLOMBIA 

• ♂ Santiago Gamboa
- Necropolis (Europa Editions, translator: Howard Curtis)
- Night Prayers (Europa Editions, translator: Howard Curtis)
- Return to the Dark Valley (Europa Editions, translator: Howard Curtis)

• ♂ Juan Gabriel Vásquez
- The Sound of Things Falling (Colombian drug trade) (translator: Anne McLean )


CROATIA

• ♀ Daša Drndić (1946 - 2018)
- Doppelgänger (Istros Books, translators: S. D. Curtis & Celia Hawkesworth)

• ♂ Marinko Koscec
- A Handful of Sand (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)

• ♂ Robert Perišić
- Our Man in Iraq (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)

• ♀ Olja Savičević
- Farewell, Cowboy (Istros Books, translator: Celia Hawkesworth)

• ♀ Tea Tulić (1978- )
- Hair Everywhere (Istros Books, translator: Coral Petkovich)


CUBA

• ♀ Daína Chaviano (1957- ) Cuban-American (fantasy & science fiction)
- The Island of Eternal Love (La Habana oculta #4) (translator: Andrea G. Labinger)


CZECH REPUBLIC

• ♀ Hana Androníková 
- The Sound Of The Sundial (Plamen Press: 2015, translator: David Short)



DENMARK

• ♀ Naja Marie Aidt 
- Baboon (Two Lines Press: 2014, translator: Denise Newman)
- Rock, Paper, Scissors (Open Letter: 2015, translator: K.E. Semmel)

• ♀ Inger Christensen 
- alphabet (New Directions: 2001, translator: Susanna Nied) poetry
- Azorno (New Directions: 2009, translator: Denise Newman)
- Butterfly Valley: A Requiem (New Directions: 2004, translator: Susanna Nied) poetry
- Condition of Secrecy (New Directions: 2018 (Nov), translator: Susanna Nied) poetry
- it (New Directions: 2006, translator: Susanna Nied) poetry
- Light, Grass, and Letter in April (New Directions: 2011, translator: Susanna Nied) poetry
- The Painted Room (Harvill Press: 2000, translator: Denise Newman) poetry


DJIBOUTI

• ♂ Abdourahman A. Waberi
- The Land Without Shadows (short-story collection), (translator: Jeanne Garane, prefaced by Nuruddin Farah, University of Virginia Press, 2005)
- In The United States of Africa (translator: David and Nicole Ball, prefaced by Percival Everett, University of Nebraska Press, 2009)
- Passage of Tears (translator: David and Nicole Ball, Seagull Books, 2011)
- Transit (novel) (translator: David and Nicole Ball, Indiana University Press, 2012)
- The Nomads, My Brothers, Go Out to Drink from the Big Dipper (poems) (translator: Nancy Naomi Carlson, Seagull Books, 2015)
- Naming the Dawn (poems) (translator: Nancy Naomi Carlson, Seagull Books, 2018)



EGYPT

• ♀ Radwa Ashour 
- Blue Lorries (Bloomsbury USA: 2015, translator: Barbara Romaine)
- Granada (Syracuse University Press: 2003, translator: William Granara)
- Siraaj: An Arab Tale (University of Texas Press 2007, translator: Barbara Romaine)
- Spectres (Interlink Books: 2010, translator: Barbara Romaine )
- Woman Of Tantoura (American University in Cairo Press: 2014, translator: Kay Heikkinen)

• ♀ Basma Abdel Aziz 
- The Queue (Melville House: 2016, translator: Elisabeth Jaquette) Sci-fi

• ♀ Miral Al-tahawy 
- Blue Aubergine (American University in Cairo Press: 2002, translator: Anthony Calderbank)
- Brooklyn Heights (American University in Cairo Press: 2012, translator: Samah Selim)
- Gazelle Tracks: A Modern Arabic Novel from Egypt (Garnet Publishing: 2008, translator: Anthony Calderbank)
- The Tent (American University in Cairo Press: 1998, translator: Anthony Calderbank)

• ♀ Ghada Abdel Aal
- I want to get married (Emerging Voices from the Middle East: Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin: 2010, translator: Nora Eltahawy)

ESTONIA

• ♀ Kätlin Kaldmaa
- One is None  (A Midsummer Night’s Press, translator: Miriam McIlfatrick-Ksenofontov) poetry


EQUATORIA GUINEA

• ♀ Trifonia Melibea Obono
- La Bastarda: A Novel (The Feminist press, translator: Lawrence Schimel)


FINLAND

• ♀ Kristina Carlson 
- Mr Darwin’s Gardener (Peirene Press, translator: Emily Jeremiah and Fleur Jeremiah)

FRANCE

• ♀ Michèle Audin 
- Remembering Sofya Kovalevskaya (Springer: 2011, translator:  Michèle Audin)
- One Hundred Twenty-one Days (Deep Vellum Publishing: 2016, translator: Christiana Hills)

• ♀ Muriel Barbery 
- Gourmet Rhapsody (Europa Editions: 2009, translator: Alison Anderson)
- The Elegance of the Hedgehog (Europa Editions: 2008, translator: Alison Anderson)
- The Life Of Elves (Europa Editions: 2016, Alison Anderson)

• ♀ Laurence Cossé (France)
- Bitter Almonds (Europa Editions, translator: Alison Anderson)

• ♀ Agnès Desarthe 
- Chez Moi (Penguin Books: 2008, translator: Adriana Hunter)
- Five Photos of My Wife (Flamingo: 2008, translator: Adriana Hunter)
- Good Intentions (HarperCollins: 2002, translator: Adriana Hunter)
- Hunting Party (?? 2018, translator: Christiana Hills)
- The Foundling (Portobello Books Ltd: 2012, translator: Adriana Hunter)

• ♀ Virginie Despentes (France)
- Apocalypse baby (The Feminist press, translator: Sian Reynolds)
- Pretty Things (The Feminist Press, translator: Emma Ramadan)

• ♀ Kenizé Mourad (France/India/Turkey)
- In the City of Gold and Silver (Europa Editions, translators: Anne Mathai & Marie-Louise Naville)

• ♀ Marie Sizun 
- Her Father’s Daughter (Peirene Press, translator: Adriana Hunter)



GERMANY

• Anthologies
Emerging German Language Novelists Of The Twenty First Century (Studies In German Literature Linguistics And Culture)
(editors: Lyn Marven & Stuart Taberner) (contributors: Lyn Marven, Stuart Taberner, Anke S. Biendarra, Stephen Brockmann, Rebecca Braun, Frauke Matthes, Brigid Haines, Julian Preece, Emily Jeremiah, Valerie Heffernan, Barbara Mennel, Heike Bartel, Kate Roy, Andrew Plowman, Sonja E. Klocke, Jamie Lee Searle, Katy Derbyshire)

• ♀ Larissa Boehning
- Swallow Summer (translator: Lyn Marven)

• ♀ Alina Bronsky (Russian-born German)
- Baba Dunja’s Last Love (translator: Tim Mohr)

• ♀ Stefanie De Velasco (Germany)
- Tiger Milk (translator: Tim Mohr)

• ♀ Birgit Vanderbeke 
- The Mussel Feast (Peirene Press, translator: Jamie Bulloch)
- You Would Have Missed Me (Peirene Press June 2019, translator: Jamie Bulloch)




GREECE

• ♀ Christina Zempi
- Stone And Honey (Arcadia Books: 2016, translator: Irene Noel-Baker)


ICELAND


• ♂ Arnaldur Indriðason (crime)
- Reykjavík Nights: Murder in Reykjavík (Young Inspector Erlendur #2) (Harvill Secker, Victoria Cribb)
- Jar City: A Reykjavi­k Thriller (Picador, translator: Bernard Scudder)
- Silence of the Grave (Picador, translator: Bernard Scudder)
- Voices: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (Minotaur Books, translator: Bernard Scudder)
- The Draining Lake: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (Picador, translator: Bernard Scudder)

• ♀ Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir
- Butterflies In November (Grove Press, translator: Brian FitzGibbon)
- The Greenhouse (AmazonCrossing, translator: Brian FitzGibbon)

• ♀ Kristín Ómarsdóttir
- Children In Reindeer Woods (Open Letter Books, translator: Lytton Smith)
- Waitress in Fall: Selected Poems (Carcanet Press & Partus Press, translator: Vala Thorodds) poetry

• ♀ Yrsa Sigurðardóttir 
- Last Rituals (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #1) (translator: Bernard Scudder)
- My Soul to Take (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #2) (translator: Bernard Scudder, Anna Yates)
- Ashes to Dust (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #3) (translator: Philip Roughton)
- The Day is Dark (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #4) (translator: Philip Roughton)
- Someone to Watch Over Me (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #5) (translator: Philip Roughton)
- The Silence of the Sea (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #6)
- The Legacy (Children's House #1) (translator: Victoria Cribb)
- The Reckoning (Children's House #2) (translator: Victoria Cribb)
- The Absolution (Children's House #3) (translator: Victoria Cribb)

• ♂ Sjón
- Codex 1962 (Leo Löwe Trilogy #1-3) (MCD Books, translator: Victoria Cribb)
- From the Mouth of the Whale (Telegram Books, translator: Victoria Cribb)
- Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, translator: Victoria Cribb) LGBTQ
- The Blue Fox (Telegram Books, translator: Victoria Cribb)
- The Whispering Muse (Telegram Books, translator: Victoria Cribb)




INDIA

• ♀ Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay
- Abandon (Harper Perennial: 2013 translator: Arunava Sinha)
- Panty (Hamish Hamilton: 2014, translator: Arunava Sinha)


INDONESIA

• ♀ Leila S. Chudori
- Home (Deep Vellum Publishing, translator: John H. McGlynn)

IRAN

• ♀ Roja Chamankar 
- Dying in a Mother Tongue (Emerging Voices from the Middle East: Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin: 2018 (nov) translator: Blake Atwood)

• ♀ Parisa Reza (Iran/France)
- The Gardens of Consolation (Europa Editions, translator: Adriana Hunter)

• ♀ Fariba Hachtroudi (Iran/France)
- The Man Who Snapped His Fingers (Europa Editions, translator: Alison Anderson)
- Twelfth Imam's a Woman? (Key Publishing House Inc, translator: Sian Robyns)


IRAQ

• ♀ Shahad Al Rawi
- The Baghdad Clock (Oneworld Publications: 2018, translator: Luke Leafgren)



ISRAEL/JEWISH

• Anthologies
- Arguing With The Storm - Stories by Yiddish women writers (The Feminist Press: The Reuben/Rifkin Jewish Women Writers Series, PREFACE & EDITED by Rhea Tregebov, INTRODUCTION by Kathryn Hellerstein, AUTHORS: Bryna Bercovitch, Rochel Broches, Paula Frankel-Zaltzman, Sarah Hamer-Jacklyn, Frume Helpern, Malka Lee, Rikuda Potash, Chava Rosenfarb, Anne Viderman, TRANSLATORS: Sylvia Ary, Miriam Beckerman, Sacvan Bercovitch, Luba Cates, Esther Leven, Goldie Morgentaler, Arnice Pollock, Chana Thau, Roz Usiskin)

- Six Israeli Novellas (editors: Ruth Almog & Gershon Shaked) (translator: Dalya Bilu; authors: Aharon Appelfeld, Yehudit Hendel, Yaakov Shabtai, Benjamin Tammuz, David Grossman

• ♀ Yehudit Hendel
- Small Change: A Collection of Stories (translators: Dalya Bilu & Barbara Harshaw & Marsh Pomerantz)

• ♀ Savyon Liebrecht
- Apples From The Desert  (The Feminist Press: The Helen Rose Scheuer Jewish Women's Series, FOREWORD: Grace Paley, INTRODUCTION: Lily Rattok, TRANSLATORS: Marganit Weinberger-Rotman, Jeffrey M. Green, Barbara Harshav, Gilead Morahg, Riva Rubin)

• ♂ Amos Oz
- Between Friends (translator: Sondra Silverston)

• ♂ Yishai Sarid
- Limassol (World Noir) (Europa Editions, translator: Barbara Harshaw)

• ♂ Benjamin Tammuz (1919-1989)
- Minotaur (Europa Editions, translators: Kim Parfitt & Mildred Budny)



ITALY

• Anthologies
Contemporary Italian Women Poets: A Bilingual Anthology (translator: Lara Trubowitz) (poets: Mariella Bettarini, Cristina Campo, Anna Cascella, Patrizia Cavalli, Elena Clementelli, Rosita Copioli, Biancamaria Frabotta, Luciana Frezza, Vera Gherarducci, Margherita Guidacci, Armanda Guiducci, Jolanda Insana, Vivian Lamarque, Gabriella Leto, Dacia Maraini, Daria Menicanti,  Alda Merini, Giulia Niccolai, Luciana Notari, Rossana Ombres, Piera Oppezzo, Amelia Rosselli, Gabriella Sica, Maria Luisa Spaziani, Patrizia Valduga) poetry

• ♀ Simonetta Agnello Hornby 
- The Almond Picker (St. Martin's Press-3pl: 2006, translator: Alastair McEwen)
- The Marchesa (follow-up to The Almond Picker, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2008, translator: Alastair McEwen)
- The Nun (Europa Editions: 2011, translator: Agnello Hornby)

• ♀ Gabriella Ambrosio 
- Before We Say Goodbye (Walker & Company: 2010, translator: Alastair McEwen)

• ♀ Milena Agus 
- From The Land Of The Moon (translator: Ann Goldstein)
- The Countesses of Castello (translator: Brigid Maher)
- Daddy's Wings (translator: Brigid Maher)
- While the Shark is Sleeping (translator: Brigid Maher)

• ♀ Cristina Caboni
- The Secret Ways Of Perfume (Berkley, translator: Ruth Clark)

• ♀ Patrizia Cavalli 
- My Poems Won't Change the World: Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2013, translators: Mark Strand, Jorie Graham, Jonathan Galassi and Gini Alhadeff) poetry
- Patrizia Cavalli: Selected Poetry (Italica Press: 2001, translators: Cinzia Sartini Blum, Lara Trubowita) poetry

• ♀ Viola Di Grado 
- Hollow Heart (Europa Editions, translator: Antony Shugaar)


IVORY COAST 

• ♀ Marguerite Abouet 
- Aya: Life in Yop City (Aya #1-3) (Drawn and Quarterly: 2012, translator: Drawn & Quarterly) Graphic Novel
- Aya: Life in Yop City (Aya #4-6) (Drawn and Quarterly: 2013, translator: Drawn & Quarterly) Graphic Novel


JAPAN

• ♀ Hiromi Kawakami
- The Nakano Thrift Shop (Europa Editions: 2017, translator: Allison Markin Powell)
- The Ten Loves of Nishino (Europa Editions: 2019, translator: Allison Markin Powell)

• ♀ Iwaki Kei
- Farewell, My Orange (Europa Editions, translator: Meredith McKinney)




LATVIA

• ♀ Inga Ābele
- High Tide (Open Letter Books: 2013, translator: Kaija Straumanis)
- The Horses of Atgazene Station (Kindle edition: 2013, translator: Inara Cedrins) poetry

• ♀ Inga Pizāne
- Having Never Met  (A Midsummer Night’s Press, translator: Jayde Will) poetry


LEBANON

• ♀ Najwa Barakat 
- Oh, Salaam! (Interlink Books: 2014, translator: Luke Leafgren)

• ♀ Alexandra Chreiteh
- Always Coco-cola (Interlink Books, translator: Michelle Hartman)
- Ali and His Russian Mother (Interlink Books, translator: Michelle Hartman)

• ♂ Sélim Nassib
- I Loved You for Your Voice (Europa Editions, translator: Alison Anderson)


LITHUANIA

• Anthologies
- Six Lithuanian Poets (editor: Eugenijus Ališanka, Arc Publications, Bilingual English / Lithuanian edition) (authors: Eugenijus Ališanka, Daiva Cepauskaite, Gintaras Grajauskas, Aidas Marcenas, Kestutis Navakas and Sigitas Parulskis) poetry


• ♀ Ilzė Butkutė
- Caravan Lullabies (A Midsummer Night’s Press, translator: Rimas Uzgiris) poetry


MACEDONIA

• ♂ Aleksandar Prokopiev
- Homunculus: Fairy Tales from the Left Pocket (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)


MEXICO
• Anthologies
- New poetry of Mexico Poesía en movimiento, México, 1915-1966 (ed. Octavio Paz)

• ♀ Carmen Boullosa 
- Before (Deep Vellum Publishing, translator: Peter Bush)
- Cleopatra Dismounts (Grove Press, translator: Geoff Hargreaves)
- Leaving Tabasco (Grove Press, translator: Geoff Hargreaves)
- Texas: The Great Theft (Deep Vellum Publishing, translator: Samantha Schnee)
- They’re Cows, We’re Pigs (Grove Press, translator: Leland H. Chambers)

• ♂ Juan Pablo Villalobos
- Down the Rabbit Hole (And Other Stories, translator: Rosalind Harvey)
- I'll Sell You a Dog (And Other Stories, translator: Rosalind Harvey)
- Quesadillas (And Other Stories, translator: Rosalind Harvey)


MONTENEGRO

• ♂ Andrej Nikolaidis (1974- )
- The Coming (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)
- The Son (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)
- Till Kingdom Come (Balkan Noir) (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)

• ♂ Ognjen Spahić
- Hansen's Children (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)


MOROCCO

• ♂ Abdellah Taïa (1973-, the first openly gay Arab writer)
- Another Morocco: Selected Stories (Semiotext(e), translator: Rachel Small) short stories, LGBTQ
- An Arab Melancholia (Semiotext(e), translator: Frank Stock) LGBTQ
- Infidels: A Novel (Seven Stories Press, translator: Alison Strayer)
- Salvation Army (Semiotext(e), translator: Frank Stock) LGBTQ


MOZAMBIQUE

• ♀ Paulina Chiziane
- The First Wife: A Tale of Polygamy (Archipelago, translator: David Brookshaw)

• ♂ Mia Couto
- Confession of the Lioness (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, translator: David Brookshaw)
- Sleepwalking Land (Serpent's Tail, translator: David Brookshaw)
- The Tuner of Silences (Biblioasis, translator: David Brookshaw)



NETHERLANDS

• ♂ Edward van de Vendel
- The Sexy Storm (A Midsummer Night’s Press, translator: David Colmer) poetry


NICARAGUA

• ♀ Gioconda Belli 
- From Eve's Rib (Curbstone Books: 1995, translator: S.F. White)
- Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand: A Novel of Adam and Eve (Harper: 2008, translator: Margaret Sayers Peden)
- The Butterfly Workshop (Illustrator: Wolf Erlbruch) (Europa Editions: 2006, translator: Charles Castaldi)
- The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War (Anchor Books: 2003, translator: Kristina Cordero)
- The Inhabited Woman (University of Wisconsin Press: 2004, translator: Kathleen March)
- The Scroll of Seduction (HarperCollins Publishers: 2006, translator: Lisa Dillman)


POLAND

• Anthologies
- Scattering The Dark, An Anthology Of Polish Women Poets (White Pine Press, translator: Karen Kovacik) (authors: Julia Hartwig, Wisława Szymborska, Ewa Lipska, Krystyna Miłobędzka, Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało, among others) poetry


ROMANIA

• ♂ Paul Celan (1920-1970)
- Poems of Paul Celan (Anvil Press Poetry, translator: Michael Hamburger)

• ♂ Mircea Eliade (1907-1986)
- Diary of a Short-Sighted Adolescent (Istros Books, translator: Christopher Moncrieff & Christopher Bartholomew)
- Guadeamus (Istros Books, translator: Christopher Bartholomew)

• ♂ Octavian Paler (1926 - 2007)
- Definitions (Istros Books, translator: Ileana Ştefănescu & S. D. Curtis) poetry

• ♀ Ioana Parvulescu
- Life Begins on Friday (Istros Books, translator: Alistair Ian Blyth)

• ♂ Marin Sorescu (1936-1996)
- Selected Poems 1965-1973 (Bloodaxe Books, translator: Michael Hamburger)
- Thirst of the Salt Mountain: Trilogy of Plays (Forest Books, translators: Andrea Deletant & Brenda Walker)

• ♀ Cecilia Ștefănescu (1975- )
- Sun Alley (Istros Books, translator: Alexandra Coliban)



RUSSIA
• Anthologies
- Nine of Russia's Foremost Women Writers (Ludmila Petrushevskaya, Svetlana Alexiyevich, Olga Slavnikova, Ludmila Ulitskaya, Nina Gorlanova, Margarita Sharapova, Natalia Smirnova, Anastasia Gosteva)

• ♀ Ludmila Ulitskaya 
- Medea and Her Children (translator: Arch Tait)
- The Big Green Tent (translator: Bela Shayevich)
- The Funeral Party (translator: Cathy Porter)
- The Fugitive (translator: Bela Shayevich)


SERBIA

• ♂ Vladislav Bajac (1954- )
- Hamam Balkania (translator: Randall A. Major)

• ♂ Filip David (1940- )
- The House of Remembering and Forgetting (translator: Christina Pribicevic-Zoric)

• ♂ Aleksandar Gatalica
- The Great War (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)

• ♀ Biljana Jovanović (1953-1996)
- Dogs and Others (Istros Books, translator: John K. Cox) The protagonist in Dogs and Others is the first openly lesbian character in modern Serbian literature

• ♀ Marija Knežević
- Ekaterini (Istros Books, translator: Will Firth)

• ♀ Jelena Lengold
- Fairground Magician (Istros Books, translator: Celia Hawkesworth) short stories

• ♀ Mirjana Novaković
- Fear and His Servant (Peter Owen Publishers, translator: Terence McEneny)

• ♀ Dana Todorović (1977-)
- The Tragic Fate of Moritz Toth (Istros Books, translator: Dana Todorović)


SLOVAKIA

• ♂ Pavel Villikovsky (1941- )
- Fleeting Snow (Istros Books, translator: Julia Sherwood & Julia Sherwood)


SLOVENIA

• Anthologies
Ten Slovenian Poets of the Nineties (authors: Barbara Korun,  Uroš Zupan, Brane Senegačnik, Peter Semolič, Taja Kramberger, Lucija Stupica, Primož Čučnik, Jurij Hudolin , Miklavž Komelj, Aleš Šteger ) (Slovene Writers' Association, (translators: Mia Dintinjana, Nikolai Jeffs, Ana Jelnikar, Sonja Kravanja, Janko Lozar, Tom Ložar, Irena Zorko Novak, Tom Priestly, Andrej E. Skubic)

• ♀ Gabriela Babnik 
- Dry Season (Istros Books: 2015, translator: Rawley Grau)

• ♂ Evald Flisar 
- A Swarm of Dust (Istros Books, translator: David Limon)
- If I only had time (Attic, translator: David Limon)
- My Father’s Dreams: A Tale of Innocence Abused (Istros Books: 2015, translator: Evald Flisar & Alan McConnell-Duff)
- Three Loves, One Death (Istros Books, translator: David Limon)

• ♀ Jela Krečič
- None Like Her (Istros Books, translator: Olivia Hellewell)

• ♀ Mojca Kumerdej
- The Harvest of Chronos (Istros Books, translator: Rawley Grau)

• ♂ Brane Mozetič
- Banalities (A Midsummer Night’s Press, translator: Elizabeta Zargi & Timothy Liu) poetry

• ♀ Jana Putrle Srdić
- Anything Could Happen (A Midsummer Night’s Press, translator: Barbara Jurša) poetry

• ♂ Dušan Šarotar
- Panorama (Istros Books, translator: Rawley Grau)

• ♂ Andrej E. Skubic
- Fužine Blues (Slovene Writers' Association, translator: David Limon)

• ♂ Aleš Šteger
- Absolution (Istros Books, translators: Noah Charney  & Urska Charney)
- Berlin (Counterpath, translator: Brian Henry)
- The Book of Things (BOA Editions Ltd, translator: Brian Henry) poetry

• ♂ Goran Vojnović (1980- )
- Yugoslavia, My Fatherland (Istros Books, translator: Noah Charney)


SOUTH AFRICA

• ♀ Karin Brynard
- Weeping Waters (World Noir) (Europa Editions, translator: Isobel Dixon & Maya Fowler)

• ♂ Damon Galgut
- Arctic Summer (Europa Editions) LGBTQ
- In a Strange Room (Europa Editions)

• ♂ André Carl van der Merwe
- Moffie (Europa Editions) LGBTQ

SPAIN

• ♀ Maria Barbal
- Stone in a Landslide (Peirene Press, translators: Laura McGloughlin and Paul Mitchell )

• ♀ Elia Barceló (1957-) Spain / Austria
- Heart of Tango (translator: David Frye)

• ♂ Luis Cernuda
- Selected poems of Luis Cernuda (translator: Reginald Gibbons)
- The poetry of Luis Cernuda (translators:  Anthony Edkins & Derek Harris, Jack Sage, Edward M. Wilson)

• ♀ María Dueñas 
- The Heart Has Its Reasons (translator: Elie Kerrigan)
- The Time in Between (translator: Daniel Hahn)

• ♀ Care Santos
- Dissection  (A Midsummer Night’s Press, translator: Lawrence Schimel) poetry


SRI LANKA

• ♀ Roma Tearne (Sri Lanka / UK)
- Bone China (Europa Editions)
- Mosquito (Europa Editions)


SYRIA

• ♀ Salwa Al Neimi
- The Proof of the Honey (Europa Editions, translator: Carol Perkins) erotica

• ♂ Golan Haji
- A Tree Whose Name I Don’t Know (A Midsummer Night’s Press, translator: Stephen Watts & Golan Haji) poetry

• ♀ Dima Wannous 
- The Frightened Ones (Vintage Digital: 2019, translator: Elisabeth Jaquette)

SWEDEN

• ♀ Lena Andersson 
- Willful Disregard (Ester Nilsson #1) (Picador: 2015, translator: Sarah Death)
- Acts of Infidelity (Ester Nilsson #2) (Pan Macmillan: 2018, translator: Saskia Vogel)

• ♀ Karin Tidbeck
- Amatka (translator: Karin Tidbeck) Sci-Fi



TURKEY 

• ♂ Ahmet Altan
- Endgame (Europa Editions, translator: Alexander Dawe)
- Like a Sword Wound (Ottoman Quartet #1) (Europa Editions, translator: Brendan Freely & Yelda Türedi)

• ♀ Çiler İlhan (1972 - )
- Exile (Istros Books, translator: Ayşegül Toroser Ateş)

• ♀ Ayfer Tunç
- The Aziz Bey Incident (Istros Books, translator:  Stephanie Ates)






by © Dolores Meden 2018