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Book Club

Our monthly book club is held in the Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, 36 Fenian Street, Dublin 2.

Meeting on the third Tuesday of every month, we pick a recently translated piece of literature, discuss our thoughts and share our opinions of it.

20th February 2018 — The Expedition to the Baobab Tree by Wilma Stockenström, published by Archipelago. 
16th January 2018 — Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors, translated from the Danish by Misha Hoekstra, published by Pushkin Press
19th December 2017 — The Queue by Basma Abdel Azizm, translated from the Arabic by Elisabeth Jaquette, published by Melville House UK.
21 November 2017 — The House with the Stained-Glass Window by Zanna Sloniowska, translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones, published by Hachette UK
17 October 2017 — Ghachar Gochar by Vivek Shanbhag,translated from Kannada by Srinath Perur, published by Faber
19 September 2017 — A General Theory of Oblivion by Jose Agualusa, translated from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn, published by Harvill Secker
June 2017 — Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin, translated by Megan McDowell
May 2017 — Fish Have No Feet by Jón Kalman Stefánsson, translated by Philip Roughton
April 2017 — Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, translated by Susan Bernofsky
March 2017 — K by Bernardo Kucinski, translated by Sue Branford
February 2017 — The Evenings by Gerard Reve, translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett and published by Pushkin Press
January 2017 — A Horse walked into a Barby David Grossman, translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen and published by Jonathan Cape
December 2016 — Signs preceding the end of the world by Yuri Herrera, translated from the Mexican Spanish by Lisa Dillman  and published by And Other Stories
November 2016 — Nightmare in Berlin by Hans Fallada, translated from the German by Allan Blunden and published by Scribe
October 2016 — The Vegetarian by Han Kang, translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith and published by Hogarth

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