Translated Fiction Online Book Club

Enjoy six books from six indy publishers througout the lockdown

In response to the Covid-19 crisis and the lockdown order, a number of indy publishers got together to create the Borderless Book Club in collaboration with five other small presses – Charco Press, Comma Press, Peirene , Nordisk Books, and Tilted Axis Press – in March 2020. Initially planned for a six-week run, we have decided to continue the book club with fortnightly meetings for the foreseeable future, with Bitter Lemon Press and Fitzcarraldo Editions joining our roster for forthcoming sessions.

Meetings are held on Thursday evenings at 8pm UK time, via Zoom. Participation is free and meetings can be accessed from anywhere in the world. We exclusively discuss translated literature and invite translators to join us to discuss their processes. Hosted by Maddie Rogers, Peirene’s publishing assistant, each meeting features a different press presenting their book.

Sign up to the mailing list here to receive Zoom invitations and discussion questions ahead of meetings.

The first six sessions are available to listen to as a podcast here (final two will be uploaded shortly).

Join us on August 6th for the  Istros Books' title - Wild Woman by Marina Šur Puhlovski

With publisher Susan Curtis and translator Christina Zorić