June 2020 — Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi – discussion with the editor, Ansa Khan Khattak

June’s meeting of the Litfest International Fiction Book Club was about Toshikazu Kawaguchi’s Before the Coffee Gets Cold.  We welcomed Ansa Khan Khattak, commissioning editor at Picador, who explained some of the novel’s background and gave us an insight into the process of editing novels in translation.  Browse the full discussion below, or click here to view a PDF.