Thursday, June 14, 2012

World Literature Today Readers' Choice Awards

As formerly involved academically with Comparative Literature and continuing to feed an abiding interest, I always look forward to WLT, a favorite and always a treat. This also explains a posting inclination to the international and translations. Most tempting title goes to threview of How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read, by Pierre Bayard (March 2008).

Now in its 85th year of publication, if you haven't yet taken a look at World Literature Today, here's a great way to both introduce yourself to it and catch up. To celebrate its 350th issue, WLT conducted a readers' choice contest, and below is the winners and runners-up from the shortlist of staff favorites in essays, poetry, short fiction, interviews, and book reviews from the past 10 years of WLT. Over 700 readers voted in their online poll, so you can bet these selections come highly recommended (and all are available full-text online)

Read more + links to selections NewPages Blog: World Literature Today Readers' Choice Awards

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