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Contents Introduction [TK] Andre Dubus III Where Are You Running To? Ma Jian (China, short story) 23 pgs Introduced by Jonathan Safran Foer Translated by Flora Drew Meteorite Mountain Can Xue (China, short story) 18 pgs Introduced by Ha Jin Translated by Zhu Hong Looking for the Elephant Jo Kyung Ran (Korea, novel excerpt) 23 pgs Introduced by Don Lee Translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl Children of the Sky Seno Gumira Ajidarma (Indonesia, short story) 9 pgs Introduced by Pramoedya Ananta Toer Translated by John H. McGlynn The Scripture Read Backwards Parashuram (Bangladesh, short story) 20 pgs Introduced by Amit Chaudhuri Translated by Sukanta Chaudhuri The Unfinished Game Goli Taraghi (Iran, short story) 36 pgs Introduced by Francine Prose Translated by Zara Houshmand The Day in Buenos Aires Jabbar Yussin Hussin (short story, Iraq) 10 pgs Introduced by Alberto Manguel Translated by Randa Jarrar Two Poems Saniyyya Saleh (poetry, Syria) 9 pgs Introduced by Adonis Translated by Issa J. Boullata Faint Hints of Tranquility Adania Shibli (Palestine, novel excerpt) 13 pgs Introduced by Anton Shammas Translated by Anton Shammas Shards of Reality and Glass Hassan Khader (essay, Palestine) 22 pgs Introduced by Ahdaf Soueif Translated by Ahdaf Soueif A Drowsy Haze Gamal al-Ghitany (short story, Egypt) 13 pgs Introduced by Naguib Mahfouz Translated by William Maynard Hutchins The Uses of English Akinwunmi Isola (short story, Nigeria) 13 pgs Introduced by Wole Soyinka Translated by Akinwunmi Isola From Provisional Gabriela Adamesteanu (novel excerpt, Romania) 20 pgs Introduced by Norman Manea Translated by Carrie Messenger Two Poems Senadin Musabegovi? (poetry, Bosnia) 4 pgs Introduced by Aleksander Hemon Translated by Ulvija Tanovic From ¿Experiment with India¿ Giorgio Manganelli (novel excerpt, Italy) 6 pgs Introduced by Roberto Calasso Translated by Ann Goldstein From His Majesty, Almighty Death Myriam Anissimov (novel excerpt, France) 16 pgs Introduced by Cynthia Ozick Translated by C. Dickson October 27, 2003 Etel Adnan (poetry, France) 5 pgs Introduced by Diana Abu Jaber Translated by C. Dickson Lightweight Champ Juan Villoro (short story, Mexico) 28 pgs Introduced by Javier Marias Translated by Lisa Dillman The Sheika¿s Condition Mario Bellatin (short story, Mexico) 9 pgs Introduced by Francisco Goldman Translated by Cindy Schuster When I Was a Man Ambar Past (poetry, Mexico) 5 pgs Introduced by Elena Poniatowska Translated by Samantha Schnee From Revulsion Horacio Castellanos Moya (novel excerpt, El Salvador) 17 pgs Introduced by Roberto Bolaño Translated by Beatriz Cortez The Chareron Inheritance Evelyne Trouillot (short story, Haiti) 13 pgs Introduced by Edwidge Danticat Translated by Avriel Goldberger From Kind¿s Silence Marcela Sola (novel excerpt, Argentina) 10 pgs Introduced by Luisa Valenzuela Translated by Tobias Hecht Swimming at Night Juan Forn (short story, Argentina) 12 pgs Introduced by Ariel Dorfman Translated by Marina Harss Baked Mud Juan José Saer (short story, Argentina) 11 pgs Introduced by José Saramago Translated by Sergio Waisman Recommender Biographies Translator Biographies
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