Monthly Archives: May 2012

  1. Review: School For Patriots

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    May 30, 2012 by markstani

    Shortly after Argentina’s military junta seized power in 1976, it was responsible for the abduction of 10 high school students, …
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  2. Review: A Tunisian Tale

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    May 28, 2012 by markstani

    While cul-de-sac book groups prepare to ease themselves into the sun-lounger world of Richard & Judy’s latest Summer Reads, Egypt …
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  3. Review: For Bread Alone

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    May 23, 2012 by markstani

    Tennessee Williams, no less, described For Bread Alone, Mohamed Choukri’s autobiographical account of growing up in mid-20th century Morocco as …
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  4. Review: Happiness Is Possible

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    May 20, 2012 by markstani

    It’s not my intention to name-drop, but a senior figure in the translated fiction world warned me recently that the …
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  5. Review: Memory Of The Abyss

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    May 16, 2012 by markstani

    Memory Of The Abyss by Marcello Fois (pub. MacLehose Press) is a fictionalised account of the life of Samuele Stocchino, …
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  6. Thoughts: Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

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    May 15, 2012 by markstani

    Aharon Appelfeld’s Blooms of Darkness was named winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize at a champagne bash in London …
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  7. Announcement: Shadow IFFP Winner

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    May 13, 2012 by markstani

    We have a winner! Ahead of Monday’s official Independent Foreign Fiction Prize ceremony, here’s the announcement of our ‘Shadow’ winner, …
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