Recent Blog Entries

Q& A with Kate Zambreno on Art + Life

Book Culture is dedicated to featuring and promoting all the cool literary events in our neighborhood. In that vein, we have been very excited about the new conversation series organized by Heidi Julavits and Kate Zambreno at Columbia, Art + Life. The next event in the series, featuring Brian Blanchfield in conversation with Kate Zambreno, will take place Tuesday, October 11th at Dodge Hall. In anticipation, we asked Kate Zambreno a few questions about the series. 

Q&A with Katie Holten, author of About Trees

On October 4th, we here at Book Culture are excited to be hosting Katie Holten, whose book, About Treesis composed of works by authors such as Jorge Luis Borges, Ursula K. Le Guin, Ada Lovelace, and Lucretius, translated into Holten's own tree alphabet. In anticipation, we asked Holten some questions about her work and her inspirations.

Upcoming Books by Women in Translation

Women in Translation month may have officially ended, but that doesn't mean we're going to stop reading books by women in translation! Books written by women, books written in languages other than English: despite their underrepresentation, these are some of the most exciting works out there, and we want to read them all year long. Here are some forthcoming books by women in translation that we're looking forward to. 

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