BOOK OF THE MONTH

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

‘A literary sensation’Guardian’A bombshell of a book… Sharp, explosive, hilarious’ New York Times’Glittering and funny… A stiletto slipped between the ribs and through the left ventricle of the heart’ Financial TimesWhen Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This’ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola’s dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to clear away. She should probably go to the police fo …

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The Premio Valle Inclán went to Megan McDowell for her translation of “Seeing Red” by Lina Meruane

14 February 2019

Congratulations to Atlantic Fiction and Megan McDowell whose amazing translation of Lina Meruane’s SEEING RED last night won the Premio Valle Inclán. The Premio Valle-Inclán is a literary translation prize. It is awarded by the Society of Authors of London for the best English translation of a work of Spanish literature. It is named after Ramón del Valle-Inclán. The 2018 Translation Prizes were awarded to books across a range of genres celebrating everything from short stories to art history in translations into English from Korean, Italian, German, French, Swedish, Spanish and Arabic. “Seeing …