This is the month you were waiting for all summer during the annual summer drought. Time to enjoy a veritable deluge of great translation events!
Tuesday, Nov. 1:
The annual Words Without Borders gala celebrating literature in translation and the translators who get it there. This year’s Ottaway Award will go to Barbara Epler, publisher of New Directions, presented by Hilton Als. There’ll be lots of translators in attendance. Pricey, and advance reservations required, since it’s a fundraiser. To be followed by the easier-on-the-budget Globe Trot later in the evening. Three Sixty, 10 Desbrosses Street, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Also Tuesday, Nov. 1:
Ferrante Night Fever: Ferrante translator Ann Goldstein celebrates the launch of two new Ferrante titles (!) with Roxana Read more …