Friday 27 May 2022


Our Book of the Week has just been awarded the 2022 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE. 
TOMB OF SAND by Geetanjali Shree, translated from the Hindi by Daisy Rockwell, was described by the judges as "a book that is engaging, funny and utterly original, at the same time as being an urgent and timely protest against the destructive impact of borders and boundaries — whether between religions, countries or genders."
>>"All languages have the possibility of crossing borders."
>>Stories imbue your senses.
>>On translating Tomb of Sand.
>>Ballroom dancers
>>"An exuberance and a life."
>>Showered in language
>>"The most original and undefinable work of our times."
>>On the author's bookshelf. 
>>On the translator's bookshelf
>>"Writers make national literature; translators make universal literature."
>>Fun shorts. 

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