José Salas Subirat: “Translating is the most attentive way of reading.”

Although both James Joyce and his editor Sylvia Beach included Spain from the first moment in their international promotion strategy for Ulysses, and (...)

Wayétu Moore: writes with frequent exposition and convoluted expression

Wayétu Moore’s ambitious debut novel is, as the title suggests, preoccupied with governance. In her reimagining of the founding of the African country(...)

Ahmad Danny Ramadan is a Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker, storyteller and an LGBTQ-refugee activist

Giving minority writers a platform to tell their stories is integral to good publishing and the traditional industry is slowly catching up with litera(...)

Jan Carson: “That’s what intrigued me, that there is a line there between what’s real and believable.”Photograph: Alan Betson

A few years ago, the writer Jan Carson was in Washington DC, reading from her story, Larger Ladies, which is set in a fantastical private clinic where(...)

Hugh McIlvanney, journalist, born  February 2nd, 1934; died January 24th, 2019. File photograph: Francesco Guidicini/Sunday Times/PA Wire

Hugh McIlvanney’s life as a sports journalist resembled one of his perfectly crafted sentences: long, lyrical and rich with surprises. He was a scrup(...)

 Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature, died in 2014 at the age of 87. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

A relative of late Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, was rescued from kidnappers on Monday by memb(...)

“Business leaders are usually strong individuals with considerable self-belief. Little about their often super-confident behaviour suggests they ever have had a moment of doubt.”

Getting to the top is the ultimate goal for most career-minded individuals. But how many stop and consider what it might be like when they actually ge(...)

Argentinian-born Cuban revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara is a descendent of Patrick Lynch, who arrived in Argentina from Ireland in the mid-1700s. Photograph: Grey Villet/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Sitting in her high-ceilinged living room in Buenos Aires, Ginger Kearney, third generation Irish-Argentine, leaned toward me and whispered, “They di(...)

Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the popemobile as he arrives at Bolivar Square in Bogota, Colombia. Photograph: Luis Eduardo Noriega/EPA

Pope Francis on Thursday urged Colombians to shun vengeance following a bloody 50-year war with guerrillas but challenged the country’s leaders to ena(...)

Danse, Morob: Olwen Fouéré in Laurent Gaudé’s play. Photograph: Luca Truffarelli

A woman advances through mist and forest, led by a pack of yelping, growling dogs. It was the first image that came to the award-winning French novel(...)

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