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Well sunday has shot round again quickly ,well no books this week but some interesting news items found around the web –

NEWS –

Susan Sontag prize for Scandinavian translations is running at moment the 2010 winner has until Oct 2010 to complete the translation they chosen  Elmer Diktonius a finnish Swedish avant grade poet .

Three percent ,told us that the website for centre for the art of translation is up and running after going under an up grade and facelift ,and is looking very slick and has  a good piece on their blog about quercus books .

booktrusts translation site has some new book review on as well

Also a lament that no translation titles we re put forward for the Green carnation prize run by Simon Savidge of Savidge reads ,hope some are next year .

BOOKS  ON RADAR

there are two books I m really looking forward to getting they are by two giants of german literature Gunter Grass with the box,a sequel for peeling onions is told by 8 children and then Bernhard Schlink of reader fame returns with the weekend ,a book about the red army faction and people connected to it

and huge new book is David Grossmans to the end of the land ,a epic spanning 50 years of israeli history as a mother struggles with her sons second tour ,and she runs away ,new from Jonathan Cape .

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