"[W]e can be thankful to have so many talented new voices to discover." "Library Journal""
"[W]e can be thankful to have so many talented new voices to discover." "Library Journal"
"Take their word for it, then: it s literature. For sure it s European, and it s of much interest to literary readers and writers on this side of the pond." "Kirkus Reviews"
The anthology "Best European Fiction 2016" combines 29 different writers from across the continent, here translated into English. Concerned largely with politics or literature, the standout story is Veronika Simoniti s pertinent "A House of Paper," in which a translator is convinced her body is shrinking as some sort of penance for her lifetime of counterfeiting [ ] in another language. Ruth Gilligan, "The Irish Independent""Vom Verlag:
Since 2010, this anthology has been an essential resource for readers, critics, and publishers interested in contemporary European literature. In this, the seventh installment of the series, "Best European Fiction 2016" continues its commitment to uncovering the best prose writing happening on the continent from Azerbaijan to Denmark, from Portugal to the Ukraine featuring work by established authors such as Josef Winkler, Christian Gailly, and Joao de Melo, as well as up-and-coming writers like Krisztina Toth, Justyna Bargielska, Veronika Simoniti, and Bessora
The volume is also a forum for the best translators working today, featuring new translations by Lawrence Venuti, Vera Rich, Amaia Gabantxo, Adrian Nathan West, and many more. Also featuring a provocative prefatory essay written by John Fosse, "Best European Fiction 2016" is another essential report on the state of global literature in the twenty-first century."
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