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Tough Sell

By posted at 10:56 am on February 5, 2015 1

Did Patrick Modiano deserve the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature?  Wrong question, our own Bill Morris writes in The Daily Beast.  The right question is: Why is foreign fiction in translation still such a tough sell for American publishers?

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One Response to “Tough Sell”

  1. J.P. Smith
    at 3:53 pm on February 6, 2015

    That’s one reason why I choose primarily to review books in translation, preferably from the French, and preferably ones I’ve read in the original . And I’ll be reviewing the first three novels by Modiano for The Millions in the autumn.

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