Words Without Borders

Paperback $16.00

Anchor | Mar 13, 2007 | 384 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400079759

  • Paperback$16.00

    Anchor | Mar 13, 2007 | 384 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400079759

  • Ebook$11.99

    Anchor | Dec 10, 2008 | 384 Pages | ISBN 9780307493385

Table Of Contents

Introduction

ANDRE DUBUS I I I

Where Are You Running To?

MA JIAN
China
Introduced by Jonathan Safran Foer
Translated from the Chinese by Flora Drew


Meteorite Mountain
CAN XUE
China
Introduced by Ha Jin
Translated from the Chinese by Zhu Hong

Looking for the Elephant
JO KYUNG RAN
South Korea
Introduced by Don Lee
Translated from the Korean by Heinz Insu Fenkl

Children of the Sky
SENO GUMIRA AJIDARMA
Indonesia
Introduced by Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Translated from the Indonesian by John H.McGlynn

The Scripture Read Backward
PARASHURAM
Bangladesh
Introduced by Amit Chaudhuri
Translated from the Bengali by Sukanta Chaudhuri

The Unfinished Game
GOLI TARAGHI
Iran
Introduced by Francine Prose
Translated from the Persian by Zara Houshmand

The Day in Buenos Aires
JABBAR YUSSIN HUSSIN
Iraq
Introduced by Alberto Manguel
Translated from the Arabic by Randa Jarrar

Two Poems
SANIYYA SALEH
Syria
Introduced by Adonis
Translated from the Arabic by Issa J. Boullata

Faint Hints of Tranquillity
ADANIA SHIBLI
Palestine
Introduced by Anton Shammas
Translated from the Arabic by Anton Shammas

Shards of Reality and Glass
HASSAN KHADER
Palestine
Introduced by Ahdaf Soueif
Translated from the Arabic by Ahdaf Soueif


A Drowsy Haze
GAMAL AL-GHITANI
Egypt
Introduced by Naguib Mahfouz
Translated from the Arabic by William Maynard Hutchins

The Uses of English
AKINWUMI ISOLA
Nigeria
Introduced by Wole Soyinka
Translated from the Yoruba by Akinwumi Isola

from Provisional
GABRIELA ADAMESTEANU
Romania
Introduced by Norman Manea
Translated from the Romanian by Carrie Messenger


Two Poems
SENADIN MUSABEGOVIC´
Bosnia
Introduced by Aleksandar Hemon
Translated from the Bosnian by Ulvija Tanovi´c


from Experiment with India
GIORGIO MANGANELLI
Italy
Introduced by Roberto Calasso
Translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

from The Fish of Berlin
ELEONORA HUMMEL
Germany
Introduced by Günter Grass
Translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky

Seven Poems
BRONISLAW MAJ
Poland
Introduced by the Editors
Translated by Clare Cavanagh

from His Majesty, Almighty Death
MYRIAM ANISSIMOV
France
Introduced by Cynthia Ozick
Translated from the French by C. Dickson

from October 27, 2003
ETEL ADNAN
France
Introduced by Diana Abu Jaber
Translated from the French by C. Dickson with Etel Adnan

Vietnam.Thursday.
JOHAN HARSTAD
Norway
Introduced by Heidi Julavits

Translated from the Norwegian by Deborah Dawkin and Erik Skuggevik

Lightweight Champ
JUAN VILLORO
Mexico
Introduced by Javier Marías

Translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman

The Sheika’s Condition
MARIO BELLATIN
Mexico
Introduced by Francisco Goldman
Translated from the Spanish by Cindy Schuster

When I Was a Man
AMBAR PAST
Mexico
Introduced by Elena Poniatowska
Translated from the Spanish by Samantha Schnee


from Revulsion
HORACIO CASTELLANOS MOYA
El Salvador
Introduced by Roberto Bolaño
Translated from the Spanish by Beatriz Cortez

The Chareron Inheritance
EVELYNE TROUILLOT
Haiti
Introduced by Edwidge Danticat
Translated from the French by Avriel Goldberger

from Kind’s Silence
MARCELA SOLÁ
Argentina
Introduced by Luisa Valenzuela
Translated from the Spanish by Tobias Hecht

Baked Mud
JUAN JOSÉ SAER
Argentina
Introduced by José Saramago
Translated from the Spanish by Sergio Waisman

Swimming at Night
JUAN FORN
Argentina
Introduced by Ariel Dorfman
Translated from the Spanish by Marina Harss

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