Naguib Mahfouz, Annie Ernaux BookBlast Hatchards Translation Book Club News & Events

Naguib Mahfouz Annie Ernaux BookBlast Hatchards Translation Book Club News

The new BookBlast Hatchards Translation Book Club meets on the second Monday of each month to discuss works of fiction in translation from around the world published in the last ten years. The titles chosen are well-written, engaging storytelling.

Hosted by Georgia de Chamberet and featuring titles selected in collaboration with Hatchards booksellers, the aim is to inspire reading for pleasure as well as illuminating cultures beyond our shores. Surprise guests add an extra layer of excitement to the event.

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The upcoming book club meetings at Hatchards 187 Piccadilly London W1J 9LE feature two winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature:

Monday 10 June THE QUARTER by Naguib Mahfouz

Monday 8 July THE YEARS by Annie Ernaux


Annie Ernaux was first published in English by Georgia de Chamberet when she was working as a commissioning editor for an independent publisher in the 1990s.

Get Tickets via EVENTBRITE using search term ‘Translation Book Club with Georgia de Chamberet’ at your earliest convenience to confirm your attendance. Tickets for each evening include £5 off the purchase of either of the next book club titles.

So whether you’re a seasoned translator, a curious reader, a publishing professional, or simply someone who appreciates the power of storytelling, we look forward to seeing you there!

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About Georgia de Chamberet 377 Articles
Bilingual editor, rewriter, anthologist, French-to-English translator. Has written for 3am magazine, words without borders, The Independent, The Lady, Banipal, Prospect Magazine, Times Literary Supplement. Currently writes for The BookBlast Diary. Founder (1997) of London-based writing agency BookBlast.

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