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Entries are now open for the annual Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize. Find out more here.
Tracy Chevalier To Retell Othello For The Hogarth Shakespeare
Fifteen years after the publication of Girl with a Pearl Earring, which was inspired by one of the best-loved paintings in the world, Hogarth announces that Tracy Chevalier is joining the Hogarth Shakespeare series to write a novel inspired by one of the world’s best-loved plays – Othello. Read more.
Karl Ove Knausgaard shares some of his favourite books from around the world in this article from the International Writing page. Read on.
Mark Lawson Interviews Julian Barnes
Julian Barnes talks to Mark Lawson about love, grief, memory and his memoir Levels of Life. Listen here.
Ten Of The Best Children's Books
Take a trip back to childhood with some of the best books for children ever written. View list.
My Favourite Book
Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be? divulges her favourite read. Read here.
VINTAGE UNVEIL THE WINNER OF THE KINGSTON ANIMATION COMPETITION
5 short films by talented young animators inspired by Karl Ove Knausgaard's A Man in Love. Watch here.
The International Writing page is all about Spain this month. Visit to see if you agree with our five of the best list, to read more about the genius of Enrique Vila-Mata and to gain insights into writing jacket copy. Read more.
Anne Carson Reads From Red Doc>
In London having been shortlisted for the inaugural Folio Prize for Fiction, Anne Carson joined us to record a reading of the Greek choruses in Red Doc>. Listen here.
Mark Binelli was born and raised in Detroit. The Last Days of Detroit, his biography of the decaying (and now slowly reviving) metropolis, is captured here in a visual tour of his city.