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A Conversation with Marilyn Booth

This month, Yale University Press published Voices of the Lost by Hoda Barakat, a chilling novel that weaves together a series of devastating confessions about life in contemporary Arab society.  Set in an unnamed, war-torn country, the novel consists of six letters—all intercepted by unintended recipients, all of whom are compelled

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The Orphanage

Last month, Yale University Press published The Orphanage by Serhiy Zhadan, translated from the Ukrainian by Reilly Costigan-Humes and Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler.  Recalling the brutal landscape of The Road and the wartime storytelling of A Farewell to Arms, The Orphanage is a searing novel that excavates the human collateral damage wrought by the ongoing conflict

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Italian Author Claudio Magris to Tour the U.S.

Italian author and 2001 Erasmus Prize winner Claudio Magris is touring the U.S. this fall to present his most recent novel Blindly, expertly translated by Anne Milano Appel and published earlier this year as part of  Yale University Press’s Margellos World Republic of Letters series – a series committed to making the work

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