Book Culture on Columbus's Women in Translation Month Display!

August is Women in Translation Month! We've celebrated with a cocktail hour and an author Q&A as well as other events, and Book Culture on Columbus joins in the celebration with a display, featuring some of their favorite books by women writing in a language other than English. See the list of books below, but also be sure to stop in the store to see the display for yourself! 

Not One Day - Anne Garreta

A Breath of Life - Clarice Lispector

The Naked Eye - Yoko Tawada

The Story of My Teeth - Valeria Luiselli

The Man Who Snapped His Fingers - Fariba Hachtroudi

The First Wife - Paulina Chiziane

An Egyptian Novel - Orly Castel-Bloom

The Vegetarian - Han Kang

The Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery

Kristin Lavransdatter - Sigrid Undset

Adua - Igiaba Scego

My Heart Hemmed In - Marie Ndiaye

Knots - Gunnhild Oyehaug

The Fox Was Ever the Hunter - Herta Muller

Of Darkness - Josephine Klougart

The Nakano Thrift Shop - Hiromi Kawakami

Moshi Moshi - Banana Yoshimoto

The End of Days - Jenny Erpenbeck

Before - Carmen Boullosa

Frontier - Can Xue

The Summer Book - Tove Jansson

Inheritance from Mother - Minae Mizumura

The Heart - Maylis De Kerangal

Iza's Ballad - Magda Szabo

A Family Lexicon - Natalia Ginzburg

The Attempt - Magdalena Platzova

The Gardens of Consolation - Parisa Reza

A Spare Life - Lidija Dimkovska

Seeing People Off - Jana Be┼łov├í

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Not One Day By Anne Garr├ęta, Emma Ramadan (Translator) Cover Image
By Anne Garr├ęta, Emma Ramadan (Translator)
$14.95
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ISBN: 9781941920541
Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - May 16th, 2017

A Breath of Life By Clarice Lispector, Johnny Lorenz (Translated by), Benjamin Moser (Preface by) Cover Image
By Clarice Lispector, Johnny Lorenz (Translated by), Benjamin Moser (Preface by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811219624
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Published: New Directions - June 13th, 2012

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The Naked Eye By Yoko Tawada, Susan Bernofsky (Translated by) Cover Image
By Yoko Tawada, Susan Bernofsky (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811217392
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Published: New Directions - May 26th, 2009

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The Story of My Teeth By Valeria Luiselli, Christina Macsweeney (Translator) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894098
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 15th, 2015

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The Man Who Snapped His Fingers By Fariba Hachtroudi, Alison Anderson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Fariba Hachtroudi, Alison Anderson (Translated by)
$15.00
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ISBN: 9781609453060
Published: Europa Editions - February 16th, 2016

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The First Wife: A Tale of Polygamy By Paulina Chiziane, David Brookshaw (Translated by) Cover Image
By Paulina Chiziane, David Brookshaw (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671480
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Published: Archipelago - August 9th, 2016

An Egyptian Novel (Hebrew Literature) By Orly Castel-Bloom, Todd Hasak-Lowy (Translator) Cover Image
$15.00
Not Available
ISBN: 9781943150229
Published: Dalkey Archive Press - July 21st, 2017

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The Vegetarian: A Novel By Han Kang Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101906118
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Published: Hogarth - August 23rd, 2016

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The Elegance of the Hedgehog By Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (Translator) Cover Image
By Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781933372600
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Published: Europa Editions - September 2nd, 2008

Kristin Lavransdatter: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (The Kristin Lavransdatter Trilogy) By Sigrid Undset, Tiina Nunnally (Translated by), Tiina Nunnally (Notes by), Brad Leithauser (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Sigrid Undset, Tiina Nunnally (Translated by), Tiina Nunnally (Notes by), Brad Leithauser (Introduction by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780143039167
Availability: Not In Stock - Usually ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - September 27th, 2005

Adua By Igiaba Scego, Jamie Richards (Translator) Cover Image
By Igiaba Scego, Jamie Richards (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781939931450
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Published: New Vessel Press - June 13th, 2017

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My Heart Hemmed in By Marie Ndiaye, Jordan Stump (Translator) Cover Image
By Marie Ndiaye, Jordan Stump (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781931883627
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Published: Two Lines Press - July 11th, 2017

The Fox Was Ever the Hunter: A Novel By Herta M├╝ller, Philip Boehm (Translated by) Cover Image
By Herta M├╝ller, Philip Boehm (Translated by)
$16.00
Not Available
ISBN: 9781250094612
Published: Picador - May 2nd, 2017

Of Darkness By Josefine Klougart, Martin Aitken (Translator) Cover Image
By Josefine Klougart, Martin Aitken (Translator)
$15.95
Not Available
ISBN: 9781941920503
Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - February 7th, 2017

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The Nakano Thrift Shop: A Novel By Hiromi Kawakami, Allison Markin Powell (Translated by) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781609453992
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Published: Europa Editions - June 6th, 2017

Moshi Moshi: A Novel By Banana Yoshimoto, Asa Yoneda (Translated by) Cover Image
By Banana Yoshimoto, Asa Yoneda (Translated by)
$25.00
Not Available
ISBN: 9781619027862
Published: Counterpoint - December 13th, 2016

The End of Days By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811225137
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Published: New Directions - February 8th, 2016

Before By Carmen Boullosa, Peter Bush (Translator) Cover Image
By Carmen Boullosa, Peter Bush (Translator)
$14.95
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ISBN: 9781941920282
Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - August 2nd, 2016

Frontier By Can Xue, Karen Gernant (Translator), Chen Zeping (Translator) Cover Image
By Can Xue, Karen Gernant (Translator), Chen Zeping (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781940953540
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Published: Open Letter - March 14th, 2017

The Summer Book By Tove Jansson, Kathryn Davis (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tove Jansson, Kathryn Davis (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9781590172681
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Published: NYRB Classics - May 20th, 2008

Inheritance from Mother: A Novel By Minae Mizumura Cover Image
$27.95
Not Available
ISBN: 9781590517826
Published: Other Press - May 2nd, 2017

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The Heart: A Novel By Maylis de Kerangal, Sam Taylor (Translated by) Cover Image
By Maylis de Kerangal, Sam Taylor (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250117915
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Published: Picador - February 14th, 2017

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Iza's Ballad By Magda Szabo, George Szirtes (Introduction by), George Szirtes (Translated by) Cover Image
By Magda Szabo, George Szirtes (Introduction by), George Szirtes (Translated by)
$17.95
Not Available
ISBN: 9781681370347
Published: NYRB Classics - October 18th, 2016

Family Lexicon By Natalia Ginzburg, Jenny McPhee (Translated by), Peg Boyers (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Natalia Ginzburg, Jenny McPhee (Translated by), Peg Boyers (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590178386
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Published: NYRB Classics - April 25th, 2017

The Attempt By Magdal├ęna Platzov├í, Alex Zucker (Translator) Cover Image
$16.95
Not Available
ISBN: 9781942658085
Published: Bellevue Literary Press - May 10th, 2016

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The Gardens of Consolation By Parisa Reza, Adriana Hunter (Translated by) Cover Image
By Parisa Reza, Adriana Hunter (Translated by)
$16.00
Not Available
ISBN: 9781609453503
Published: Europa Editions - December 6th, 2016

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A Spare Life By Lidija Dimkovska, Christina E. Kramer (Translator) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781931883559
Availability: Not In Stock - Usually ships in 3-5 Days
Published: Two Lines Press - October 11th, 2016

Seeing People Off By Jana Be┼łov├í, Janet Livingstone (Translator) Cover Image
$14.99
Not Available
ISBN: 9781937512590
Published: Two Dollar Radio - May 16th, 2017