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Martin Chalmers
Martin Chalmers was born in 1948 and grew up in Glasgow. He was an award-winning translator of Austrian, German and Swiss literature into English and a writer of essays. He translated authors as diverse as Elfriede Jelinek, Ernst Weiss, Alexander Kluge, Thomas Bernhard, Hans Magnus Enzensberger and Peter Handke. Martin Chalmers died in Berlin in 2014. Together with Esther Kinsky he wrote the book Karadag Oktober 2013, a geopoetic exploration of Crimea, published in 2015.

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January 2016

Suite

Pierre Senges

TR. Jacob Siefring

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January 2016

‘Suite’ was born of an invitation Pierre Senges received to contribute to an anthology on the future of the novel (Devenirs...

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June 2013

The Cherry Tree

Sheila Heti

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June 2013

That winter, all the plums froze. All the peaches froze and all the cherries froze, and everything froze so...

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October 2014

Blood Out of a Zombie

Laurence A. Rickels

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October 2014

The German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger has on three different occasions put the camera aside and directed for the theatre, each...

 

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