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Introducing our first guest reviewer

Introducing our first guest reviewer

Here at Other Words Books I'm pleased to announce our first ever guest reviewer. [INSERT DRUMROLL HERE] Many thanks to Adam who kindly agreed to read and review Charlie Chaplin's...

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It’s a Classic!

It’s a Classic!

Most of my current stock is made up of books published within the last eighty years or so, but I'd like to offer a range of classic fiction from the nineteenth and early...

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Getting the word out

Getting the word out

Do you have a favourite work of translated fiction? Perhaps one that you wish more people had heard of? I'm always on the look out for titles to stock and welcome input from...

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Jennifer Croft

Jennifer Croft

“Even the simplest words have secrets”

I want to start my series of occasional articles focusing on translators by giving an insight into the work of American translator and author Jennifer Croft.

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Latest Reviews

Book cover for After the Sun by Jonas Eike, cover shows a black background with a swirling hologram in iridescent colours

After The Sun

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Winner of the 2019 Nordic Council Literature Prize, the Michael Strunge Prize, the Montana Prize for

Cover image for Elena Knows by Claudia Pineiro, image shows a yellow background with silhouette graphic in bright blue of a woman in profile and a red chair superimosed.

Elena Knows

Longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2022, Claudia Piñeiro’s 2007 novel was translate

The Adventures of China Iron

The Adventures of China Iron

Shortlisted for the International Booker Prize, “China Iron” showcases a remarkably fresh vision of