Pierce Alquist

Pierce Alquist is a transplanted New Yorker living and working in the publishing scene in Boston. Don’t worry if she fooled you, the red hair is misleading. She’s a literature in translation devotee and reviewer and lover of small, independent presses. A voracious traveler and foodie, you can find her in her kitchen making borscht or covered in red pepper paste as she perfects her kimchi recipe.

Court Blocks Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster

A Federal Court has blocked Penguin Random House's acquisition of one of its main rivals, Simon & Schuster.

Fall 2022 New Releases: In Translation

Thrilling debuts, stunning poetry collections, and so much more―check out these fall 2022 new releases in translation, including Seven Empty Houses!

2022 Booker Prize Winner Announced

The Booker Prize has announced that its 2022 winner is The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka.

2022 Nobel Prize in Literature Winner Announced

The Swedish Academy has awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature to acclaimed and beloved French writer Annie Ernaux.

Overwhelming Majority of American Voters Strongly Oppose Book Banning According to National Poll

In anticipation of Banned Books Week, EveryLibrary Institute conducted a poll that found that the majority of voters oppose book banning.

Hot Summer 2022 New Releases by Women in Translation

August is Women in Translation Month! Celebrate with these hot summer 2022 new releases by women in translation, including Witches by Brenda Lozano, translated by Heather Cleary.

2022 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Chosen from 169 novels, this year's longlist is comprised of 13 novels that span the globe and the decades.

Key Takeaways from the 2022 Urban Library Trauma Study

The groundbreaking 2022 Urban Library Trauma Study Report looks at trauma, stress, and burnout in public libraries and offer recommendations

2022 International Booker Prize Winner Announced

It is the first book originally written in any Indian language to win the award.

New Spanish Literature in Translation

There's a stunning breadth and depth of new Spanish literature in translation right now, from Spain to all over South America, including Jawbone.