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Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

Ep. 27 | Women in Translation Month

We’re kicking of our celebration of Women in Translation month! This week, we talk about our six book selections by women who have been translated into English. 

Books Mentioned

  • Human Acts by Han Kang, Translated by Deborah Smith
  • Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yōko Tawada, Translated by Susan Bernofsky
  • The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami, Translated by Allison Markin Powell
  • The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli, Translated by Christina MacSweeney
  • The Impossible Fairy Tale by Han Yujoo, Translated by Janet Hong
  • Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enríquez, Translated by Megan McDowell
  • See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt
  • The Gringo Champion by Aura Xilonen, Translated by Andrea Rosenberg

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