Book Riot included After the Winter by Guadalupe Nettel (trans. Rosalind Harvey; Coffee House Press), Roque Larraquy’s Comemadre (Coffee House Press), and Trifonia Melibea Obono’s La Bastarda (The Feminist Press at CUNY) on its January 31 list of recommended books written or translated by women.
On January 24, Words Without Borders interviewed translators about the process of translating humor, including Emma Ramadan, translator of Fouad Laroui’s The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers (Deep Vellum Publishing) Peter Bush, translator of Teresa Solana’s The First Prehistoric Serial Killer (Bitter Lemon Press).
On February 11, Book Marks’s Valentine’s Day reading recommendations included Anne Garréta’s Not One Day (trans. Emma Ramadan; Deep Vellum Publishing) and Lina Wolff’s The Polyglot Lovers (trans. Saskia Vogel; And Other Stories).
The Spring 2019 issue of Watkins Mind Body Spirit Magazine included cover articles by Matthew Fox, author of Order of the Sacred Earth: An Intergenerational Vision of Love and Action, Stephen Fulder, a contributor to Spiritual Transmission: Paradoxes and Dilemmas on the Spiritual Path, and Rupert Sheldake, author of The Physics of Angels (all Monkfish Book Publishing). It also included Fox, Fulder, and Sheldrake on its list of “The 100 Most Spiritually Influential People Living 2019.”
Translated Lit included Mariana Dimópulos’s All My Goodbyes (trans. Alice Whitmore; Transit Books), Guillermo Saccomanno’s 77 (trans. Andrea G. Labinger; Open Letter), and Zahia Rahmani’s “Muslim”: A Novel (trans. Matthew Reek; Deep Vellum Publishing), on its list January 30 of most anticipated books of February 2019.