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Signs Preceding the End of the World (Paperback)

by Yuri Herrera

And the Winners of the 2017 Best Translated Book Awards Are... 0

The winning books will receive $10,000 each (split equally between the authors and translators).

A Year in Reading: Caille Millner 0

The Paris that explodes with life on these pages is neither chic nor intellectual -- it’s scrappy, ornery, and dangerous, but it’s also a place of intimacy and wild possibility.

A Year in Reading: 2016 6

This is the 13th year of the series, and it feels like the most necessary yet.

The Millions Top Ten: October 2016 0

Books, at the end of a very bad week

The Millions Top Ten: September 2016 0

'The Sellout' rocketed up our Top Ten this month, jumping from ninth position all the way up to third.

The Millions Top Ten: August 2016 0

A solitary newcomer joins our list.

The Millions Top Ten: July 2016 0

The real mover in July was Annie Proulx's Barkskins, which climbed three spots from tenth to seventh, a rise no doubt attributable to Claire Cameron's strong endorsement in her "Summer Reading List for Wretched Assholes Who Prefer to Wallow in Someone Else’s Misery."

The Millions Top Ten: June 2016 0

We graduate two novels this month.

The Millions Top Ten: May 2016 0

I love The Millions because the site’s readers do things like buy tons of copies of The Big Green Tent, Ludmila Ulitskaya’s doorstop of a book about Soviet dissidents.

And the Winners of the Best Translated Book Awards Are… 0

Yuri Herrera’s Signs Preceding the End of the World -- translated by Lisa Dillman -- and Angélica Freitas’s Rilke Shake -- translated by Hilary Kaplan -- won this year’s Best Translated Book Awards.

And the Finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards Are... 0

This year’s winners will be announced on Wednesday, May 4th, both online at Three Percent and live in person at The Folly in Manhattan.

The 2016 BTBA Longlist 0

A Year in Reading: Karolina Waclawiak 0

Perhaps the books I chose are not so much about mothers as they are a search for self through investigations of where we come from and what we inherit from those who came before us.

The Book Report Episode 12: 'Signs Preceding the End of the World' by Yuri Herrera 1

Filmed for this episode, but edited out by C. Max Magee: Janet and Mike debut their new comedy novelty band, Millions of Laffs!, with a song performed on kazoo and ukulele about the National Book Critics Circle Awards and pizza.