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In Translation

Get lost in translation – in a good way! All of the novels on this list have been translated to English from an array of other languages, allowing English-speakers to enjoy this literature from all over the world. 

 

The Dinner

by Herman Koch, translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett

 

 

Three Strong Women

by Marie Ndiaye, translated from the French by John Fletcher

 

 

The Vegetarian

by Han Kang, translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith

 

Frankenstein in Baghdad

by Ahmed Saadawi, translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright

 

 

All the Lovers in the Night

by Mieko Kawakami, translated from the Japanese by Sam Bett and David Boyd

 

One Hundred Years of Solitude

by Gabriel García Márquez, translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa

 

The Resting Place

by Camilla Sten, translated from the Swedish by Alex Fleming

 

Strangers I Know

by Claudia Durastanti, translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Harris

 

 

Night

by Elie Wiesel, translated from the French by Marion Wiesel

 

 

The Red-Haired Woman

by Orhan Pamuk, translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap

 

The Day the Sun Died

by Yan Lianke, translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas

 

The House of the Spirits

by Isabel Allende, translated from the Spanish by Magda Bogin