The Margellos World Republic of Letters

The Margellos World Republic of Letters

The Cecile and Theodore Margellos World Republic of Letters series identifies works of cultural and artistic significance previously overlooked by translators and publishers, as well as important contemporary authors whose work has not yet been translated into English.

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New Stories by the Russian Writer Ludmila Ulitskaya

November 9, 2023

Richard Pevear— Ludmila Ulitskaya is one of the major Russian writers of our time. She began writing rather late: her short fiction began to be published in 1990; her first… READ MORE

A Tribute to Edith Grossman

September 6, 2023

John Donatich— When Edie published her book Why Translation Matters with Yale, I remember talking with her about why, of all the interpretive arts, translation had to defend itself against the insensitive… READ MORE

Exiled Shadow: A Conversation with Carla Baricz

August 22, 2023

In Exiled Shadow, Norman Manea creates a vibrant mosaic of voices, sources, and stories, to tell the story of the protagonist, known only as the Nomadic Misanthrope, as he leaves… READ MORE

Featured Authors

Patrick Modiano

Patrick Modiano

Invisible Ink
Sinan Antoon
Can Xue
Claudio Magris

Claudio Magris

Serhiy Zhadan

Serhiy Zhadan

Antonio Lobo Antunes

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