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It is our immense pleasure to share that two World Editions titles were longlisted for the National Book Award in Translated Literature yesterday, as announced via the New Yorker.  The Helios Disaster (Trade Paperback • 4/7/2020 • 978-1-64286-068-9) written by Linda Boström Knausgård and translated from...

Welcome to America (World Editions, 2019), written by Linda Boström Knausgård (The Helios Disaster, October Child) and translated from the Swedish by Martin Aitken, has been longlisted for the American Literary Translators Association's annual National Translation Award in Prose. Martin Aitken is a full-time translator of...

A Devil Comes to Town, by Paolo Maurensig and translated from the Italian by Anne Milano Appel, has been nominated for the Northern California Book Award for fiction in translation as one of the best works by a northern California author published in 2019. There will...

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Adrift: How Our World Lost Its Way by Amin Maalouf, translated from the French by Frank Wynne, received a starred review from Kirkus: “A Camus for our time, Maalouf urges that civilization is “fragile, shimmering, evanescent”—and perhaps doomed. The Summer of Kim Novak by Håkan Nesser,...

At World Editions, we aim to enhance dialogue between cultures and we have dedicated ourselves to bringing attention to outstanding writers from all over the world. We cannot stay silent about the systemic racism flaring across the United States and elsewhere. World Editions stands in...