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Read the world with us!
Each month we’re exploring a different Deep Vellum title, moderated by the Deep Vellum team! This month, we’ll be talking about MOONBATH by Haitian author Yanick Lahens, translated from the French by Emily Gogolak.
Moonbath is the Prix Femina-winning saga of a peasant family living in a small Haitian village, told through four generations of voices, recounting through stories of tradition and superstition, magic and the new gods, romance and violence, the lives of the women who struggled to hold the family together in an ever-shifting landscape of political turmoil and economic suffering.
Book club members get 20% off when you buy that month’s title at Deep Vellum Books! Just mention “DV Book Club” when you check out!
Malvern Books will celebrate the launch of Israeli writer Orit Gidali’s book, Twenty Girls to Envy Me, a collection of Hebrew-English poetry, and will feature translator Marian Schwartz, who will read from Calligraphy Lesson: The Collected Stories, a Russian work she translated in partnership with Leo Shtutin, Sylvia Maizell, and Mariya Bashkatova. The book was written by Mikhail Shishkin and published by Deep Vellum!
Back in early December I was fortunate enough to participate in my third editors’ trip of 2014 (the other two were Germany & the Netherlands over the summer), this time to SOUTH KOREA! I started writing this blog post BEFORE CHRISTMAS and got sidetracked by the holidays, and then spent nearly all of January prepping The Art […]