Literature and home

This past weekend I had the great pleasure of attending the 12th annual Juniper Literary Festival at UMass Amherst. A homecoming of sorts, since I received an MFA from UMass Amherst and, why not own up to it, a BA…

A year in translation

I’m late to point this out, but throughout March the always rich international-lit blog Three Percent has been running its “25 Days of the BTBA” series, in which it highlights the works of fiction that are long-listed for this year’s…

David Grossman: Why? Who Died?

Today I’m re-posting this piece by Israeli writer David Grossman (discovered via)—an introductory note by the translator, Sol Salbe, appears in italics below. Last Friday Haaretz did something unusual: it placed an opinion piece on top of its front page.…

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