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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A Little Book True to Its Title

February 7, 2023

Richard Sieburth— The title of this never-to-be-finished book, My Heart Laid Bare, was also drawn from one of Poeʼs “Marginalia,” in which the author of the “Tell-Tale Heart” had thrown… READ MORE

An Afternoon at Ferme d’Auteuil

January 27, 2023

Patrick Modiano— In the street, he unfolded the sheet she’d handed him. Written on it was: Kim, 288-15-28.      Strange first name. But it had something pert and cheerful… READ MORE

Hocus Bogus

January 11, 2023

Romain Gary writing as Émile Ajar— There is no beginning. I was begotten—just like you—and since then I’ve been lumbered. I tried to get out of it every way I… READ MORE

Featured Authors

Patrick Modiano

Patrick Modiano

Invisible Ink
Sinan Antoon
Can Xue
Claudio Magris

Claudio Magris

Blameless
Serhiy Zhadan

Serhiy Zhadan

Orphanage
Antonio Lobo Antunes

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