In Metropolis Clara Kumagai profiles Strangers Press' beautiful little Keshiki-series, in two parts: The Translators and The Writers.
I have this lovely set, and two of the titles are under review at the complete review : Mikumari by Kubo Misumi and The Transparent Labyrinth by Hirano Keiichir? -- with more to come soon, as several of these pair nicely with other releases by the authors this spring and summer -- notably Tawada Yoko and Ono Masatsugu.
At Qantara.de M. Lynx Qualey profiles historical novel-writer Jurji Zaidan (Zaydan), in Educating and Entertaining the Public. The only Zaydan title under review at the complete review is Tree of Pearls, Queen of Egypt, but I'd love...
In The Independent Boyd Tonkin has a profile of Amos Oz. See also the Amos Oz titles under review at the complete review -- with one to follow for Jews and Words soon (for now, see the Yale University Press publicity page).
Fiction-in-translation specialist Open Letter Books -- see their titles under review at the complete review -- is profiled by Larry Rohter in The New York Times today, in Small Publisher Finds Its Mission in Translation. ...
In Crain's Peter Green reports on How a small publishing company 'spun gold out of nothing', profiling translation-focused publisher New Vessel Press. See also the New Vessel titles under review at the complete review.