The Case of Lisandra P. by Hélène Grémillon, translated by Alison Anderson – #WITMonth 2016

Title:  The Case of Lisandra P. Author:  Hélène Grémillon Translator:  Alison Anderson Publisher:  Penguin Books, New York (2016) ISBN:  978 0 14 312658 4   When writing #WITMonth posts, my first instinct is to spotlight only amazing books. And while those books definitely exist, it started to seem unfair to hold a writer to a ridiculously high standard because of her gender. It is perfectly … Continue reading The Case of Lisandra P. by Hélène Grémillon, translated by Alison Anderson – #WITMonth 2016

The Planets by Sergio Chejfec (translated from the Spanish by Heather Cleary)

Is there a place where our trajectories can speak for us, without our intervention?  The other did not respond.  If it does exist, we don’t know where it is; if it doesn’t, we should invent it. I won’t pretend to completely understand everything that is going on in The Planets.  Despite that, I can appreciate that with its publication by Open Letter Books, Sergio Chejfec … Continue reading The Planets by Sergio Chejfec (translated from the Spanish by Heather Cleary)