Two Short Works of Non-Fiction by Readux Books

Whether or not you subscribe to the theory that the digital age is creating an ADD society (there was a great article about this last month in The Guardian) time is at a premium in today’s world and there’s no arguing the attractions of shorter fiction.   Earlier this year I ran a series of posts featuring bloggers discussing why they love – or hate … Continue reading Two Short Works of Non-Fiction by Readux Books

New Translation Presses Are Springing Up!

If you’re passionate about translations then small presses matter.  New Directions, Open Letter, Other Press, Gray Wolf, Melville House, etc. – these publishers are introducing readers to the likes of Cesar Aira, Bolaño, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi and Sergio Chejfec.  Whereas translations make up only a small portion of the lists of the major publishing houses – they are the lists of  the smaller publishers. Which is … Continue reading New Translation Presses Are Springing Up!