“Latin American Novel” Goes Out
The next book - “Latin American Novel” – in the Translation Centre’s Books series has been published.
The book includes a series of translated novels, such as The Pit by Juan Carlos Onetti (1909-1994, Uruguay), The Tunnel by Ernesto Sabato (1911-2011, Argentina), My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Márquez (1928-2014, Columbia), and The Pups by Mario Vargas Llosa (1936, Peru).
These writers describe the history of new generation of humans, where the borders of reality and illusion are lost, yet they represent different countries and have own inimitable styles.
The book was translated by talented novelist-translator Saday Budaglı.
Orkhan Fikretoglu’s creativity on Spanish Literary Portal
“Alquibla”, the popular Spanish literature portal, has posted in Spanish the short story “The Tale of the Last Valiant” by Orkhan Fikretoglu, a popular Azerbaijani writer, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.”
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Presented in Tbilisi
The presentation ceremony of the book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” dedicated to the “Year of Heydar Aliyev” and published by the leading Georgian “Merani” Publishing House has been held in Tbilisi. In her opening speech at the event launched in the large assembly hall of the Parliament of Georgia Makvala Gonashvili, the Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Georgia and winner of the Rustaveli State Prize, spoke about Heydar Aliyev’s decisive role in the political, economic and social life of Georgia in the difficult periods of its history and energy projects thanks to which fundamental changes in the field of policy and economic realities in the region had been achieved. Then, Afag Masud, the Board Chair of the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre and People’s Writer took the floor.
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Is Out
The book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia”, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founder of modern Azerbaijan, the world-famous political figure Heydar Aliyev, has been published in Tbilisi by the joint efforts of the Georgian intelligentsia and the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC).