The Winners of the Best Translated Book Award!
Poetry: The Book of Things by Aleš Šteger, translated from the Slovenian by Brian Henry (BOA Editions)
Fiction: The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson, translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal (New York Review Books)
Thank god for translators, because I don’t speak either of those languages, and I look forward to reading both these books. Read more about these books here.