• The Historical Novel
    In this issue, Transcript features Treading Air by Estonian Jaan Kross, and All that is Transient is but a Likeness by Swede Steve Sem-Sandberg, two books set in the early twentieth century. Read about them in The Historical Novel.
  • Paradwys
    Paradwys (Paradise), Wiliam Owen Roberts' third novel, is set in the final quarter of the eighteenth century against the backdrop of the French and American revolutions. Read our interview, extract and review.
  • Imre Kertész
    Imre Kertész was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature this year. Read about reaction to the award in his native Hungary.
  • Olga Tokarczuk
    Olga Tokarczuk (b. 1962) is one of the most popular contemporary writers in Poland. She has twice won the NIKE Reader's Prize. Read about her novel Dom dzienny, dom nocny (House of Day, House of Night).


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