Translators in Residence
Join our two Translators in Residence as they present a dynamic programme of events and activities to take translation to new and unexpected places. As part of our wider translation programme supported by the …
Dutch tale The Detour has been announced as the winner of the 2013 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, at an awards ceremony sponsored by Tattinger in London, tonight, 20th May 2013. Themes of infidelity, exile and isolation won over the judges of this year’s Prize to give the author his second major prize win. His previous novel The…
The Turkish novelist and journalist speaks to our Translator in Residence about why Anna Karenina is more real than Margaret Thatcher, and why a writer's best friend is a waiter who asks no questions.
In the second of a series of essays exploring our current exhibition, 'Reframing Palestine', journalist Victoria Brittain examines how artist Raeda Saadeh uses her body and performance to represent life in her homeland, Palestine.
A translation sweat shop, seized phone records and a sexualised princess. Plus, Anne Frank isn't porn. We round up some key ideas in literature and free speech from the week gone by.
This year's Independent Foreign Fiction prize is being shadowed by reading groups up and down the country nominating their own winner of a Reader's Prize. We spoke to some of the book groups about the challenge of picking a winner.
In the first of a series of weekly essays exploring our current exhibition, 'Reframing Palestine', curator and publisher Rose Issa gives an overview of the work of the show's creator, Palestinian artist Raeda Saadeh.
As the world of cinema explodes around the release of Baz Luhrmann's champagne-soaked adaptation of this Jazz Age classic, we thought it would be a good time to shy away from the blockbuster and revisit the original, surprisingly slender novel. Though the story of a man throwing lavish parties to impress his lost love was what came to mind…
A Nazi-themed opera pulled from the stage; grammar used as a political weapon; a printable handgun is banned; libel is reformed. We round up some key ideas in the week gone by.