#bookaday 17 a future classic

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When does a book in translation become a classic book ? Well a number of ways win the nobel prize for one , like Laszlo Krasznahorkai with satantango catch the eye of a star critic James woods in his case and finally word of mouth now I would say Haruki Murakami is a perfect example of this in action .Now I’ll give you my tip and it is Andrej Nikoladis here are reviews and piece on the blog I have met Andrej and rather like Andres Neuman he is someone you know is going to be the next great writer in translation .Istros books is due to publish his third book a book which has Sebald as an influence on it I can’t wait .

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  1. istrosblogs
    Jun 17, 2014 @ 14:36:33

    I am proud to say that Andrej’s next book – Till Kingdom Come – will also be translated by the gifted Will Firth, who has brought us his last two titles in English #namethetranslator

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