Report by Jonathan Ruppin In May we discussed the 2013 winner of the EU Literature Prize, Dry Season by Slovenian writer Gabriela Babnik. Gabriela herself was visiting London to appear at European Literature Night, so we were privileged to have her as our guest. The book is a double challenge for those wishing to expand the
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An exclusive extract from Second-Hand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich.
Report by Jonathan Ruppin April’s meeting saw a discussion of The Last Lover by China’s Can Xue, translated by Annelise Finegan Wasmoen, the novel which won the fiction category at Three Percent’s 2015 Best Translated Book Awards. It turned out to be the most challenging read the Book Club has chosen so far, with some