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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Memories of Chevreuse

May 17, 2024

Patrick Modiano— Leaving Chevreuse, there’s a bend in the road, then a narrow tree-lined highway. After a few miles, the entrance to a village, and soon you were running alongside… READ MORE

A Forest of Words: A Conversation with Quyên Nguyễn-Hoàng

May 15, 2024

Chronicles of a Village by Nguyễn Thanh Hiện, the author’s first work to be translated into English, is an incantatory poetic novel that interweaves the legends, tragedies, and histories of… READ MORE

The Musics of Michel Leiris

May 2, 2024

Richard Sieburth— Autobiography and autofiction are all the rage in France, viz. Annie Ernaux’s recent Nobel Prize.  Anticipating this trend, ex-surrealist Michel Leiris devoted much of his literary career to… 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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