Australian Women: A Reading List

Posted 1st May 2020

Madeleine Watts is the author of the recently released debut, The Inland Sea. Adrift and apathetic, a young woman works as an emergency dispatch operator in Sydney. As the calls for help roll in, she slips further and further into…

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An Interview with Dorthe Nors

Posted 23rd April 2020

Dorthe Nors is one of the brightest names in Danish literary fiction. Her novel, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal was shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize; her previous works Karate Chop and Minna Needs Rehearsal Space were also received to…

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Dorthe Nors’ Self Isolation Short Story Kit

Posted 22nd April 2020

Dorthe Nors is internationally renowned as one of the most original voices in contemporary Danish fiction. Her novel Mirror, Shoulder, Signal was shortlisted for the International Man Booker Prize, and she is a virtuoso short story writer (the first Danish…

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A Q&A with UKLA shortlisted author, Karen Foxlee

Posted 9th April 2020

Earlier this week it was announced that Karen Foxlee has been shortlisted for the UKLA Teachers Book Award for her deeply moving novel, Lenny’s Book of Everything. Congratulations, Karen! Our children’s editor-at-large, Sarah Odedina, took the opportunity to sit down…

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Red Dog Longlisted for the 2020 International Booker Prize

Posted 12th March 2020

Hello Pushkin fans! Great news from HQ this morning: Willem Anker and his translator Michiel Heyns have made the 2020 International Booker Prize longlist with RED DOG, their fierce novel about legendary South African frontiersman, Coenraad de Buys. We’re honoured to be listed alongside…

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Boekenweek 2020: Our Dutch collection

Posted 12th March 2020

This year marks the 85th annual ‘Boekenweek’, or ‘Book Week’ a yearly celebration in the Netherlands of reading, writing and sharing stories. We are so proud to have such a huge array of wonderful Dutch books, from the most magical…

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Pushkin’s picks for World Book Day

Posted 5th March 2020

Happy World Book Day everyone! The theme this year is Share A Million Stories, and the Pushkin team are getting into the spirit by dressing up as our favourite book characters.  Head over to our social media to see what our authors…

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Meet the residents of Arthritis Hall

Posted 5th March 2020

And your choice is… Duncan Versus the Googleys by Kate Milner! When he is sent to stay with his boring Great Aunt, Duncan thinks his summer is going to be the most uneventful one yet. But little does he know,…

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Talking translation with Annet Schaap and Laura Watkinson

Posted 5th March 2020

Your choice is… Lampie by Annet Schaap (translated by Laura Watkinson)! Every evening Lampie the lighthouse keeper’s daughter must light a lantern to warn ships away from the rocks. But one stormy night disaster strikes. The lantern goes out, a…

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Liz Hyder’s Top 5 World Book Day Reads

Posted 5th March 2020

Your World Book Day choice is… Bearmouth by Liz Hyder! When new boy Devlin arrives, Newt’s world begins changing. The men who live and work down the mine have never questioned their place in the world, but when Devlin starts…

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