Wednesday, August 09, 2006

New, Brilliant Collection of International Writings

The contents page for the new collection, Words Without Borders: The World Through the Eyes of Writers, is available online. The book includes international fiction and poetry, and unique introductions to each piece by contemporary writers like Ha Jin, Wole Soyinka, Cynthia Ozick, Edwidge Danticat, Naguib Mahfouz, Aleberto Manguel-- who does the intro for the story I translated by Jabbar Yassin Hussin--Francine Prose, Anton Shammas, Jose Saramago, Aleksander Hemon, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Ahdaf Soueif. It is a kick ass collection and will be available in March.


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