We will post the transcripts of International Fiction Book Club meetings here, as well as introductory videos provided by the books’ authors, translators and editors. Enjoy!


October 2022
Tomb of Sand
by Geetanjali Shree
Autumn Weekend 2022
August 2022
The Art of Losing
by Alice Zeniter
Introductory video by translator Frank Wynne
July 2022
Happy Stories, Mostly
by Norman Erikson Pasaribu
Introductory video by the author
Event Catch-Up Video Video


June 2022
by Andrzej Tichý
Introductory video by the author
May 2022
Convenience Store Woman
by Sayaka Murata
Introductory video by translator Ginny Tapley Takemori
April 2022
by Paolo Scott
Introductory video by translator Daniel Hahn
Video Video Video


Winter in Sokcho - book cover
Feb 2022
The Physics of Sorrow
by Geordi Gospodinov
Introductory video by the author.
Dec 2021
Winter in Sokcho
by Elisa Shua Dusapin
Introductory video by translator Aneesa Abbas Higgins
July 2021
Hurricane Season
by Fernanda Melchor
Introductory video by translator Sophie Hughes
Video Video Video


March 2021
Grey Bees
by Andrey Kurkov
Discussion with the author
February 2021
by Daniel Kehlmann
Discussion with the author
January 2021
The Four Books
by Jan Lianke
Discussion with translator Carlos Rojas
Video Coming soon! Transcript


December 2020
Based on a True Story
by Delphine de Vigan
Discussion with the author and translator George Miller
November 2020
A Whole Life
by Robert Seethaler
Discussion with Charlotte Collins
October 2020
Berta Isla
by Javier Marias
Discussion with Margaret Jull Costa
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September 2020
The Memory Police
by Yoko Ogawa
Discussion with Lucie Campos
August 2020
The Adventures of China Iron
by Gabriela Cabezón Cámara
Discussion with the translators
July 2020
The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree
by Shokoofeh Azar
Discussion with the editor, Michael Reynolds
Transcript Transcript Transcript

June 2020
Before the Coffee Gets Cold
by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
Discussion with the  editor, Ansa Khan Khattak
May 2020
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
by Olga Tokarczuk
Discussion with the translator,
Antonia Lloyd‑Jones
April 2020
Sixteen Trees of the Somme
by Lars Mytting
Discussion with the author
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