Open Letter Books

Open Letter—the University of Rochester's nonprofit, literary translation press—is one of only a handful of publishing houses dedicated to increasing access to world literature for English readers. Publishing ten titles in translation each year and running an online literary website called Three Percent, Open Letter searches for works that are extraordinary and influential, works that we hope will become the classics of tomorrow.  Use the Search bar to discover more of their books.

The Brahmadells By Jóanes Nielsen, Kerri A. Pierce (Translator) Cover Image
By Jóanes Nielsen, Kerri A. Pierce (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781940953663
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Published: Open Letter - November 21st, 2017

Bottom of the Sky By Rodrigo Fresán, Will Vanderhyden (Translator) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940953786
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Published: Open Letter - April 3rd, 2018

The Dreamed Part By Rodrigo Fresán, Will Vanderhyden (Translator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948830058
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Published: Open Letter - November 12th, 2019

American Fictionary By Dubravka Ugresic, Celia Hawkesworth (Translator), Ellen Elias-Bursac (Translator) Cover Image
By Dubravka Ugresic, Celia Hawkesworth (Translator), Ellen Elias-Bursac (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940953847
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Published: Open Letter - September 25th, 2018

History. a Mess. By Sigrún Pálsdottír, Lytton Smith (Translator) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781940953984
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Published: Open Letter - July 23rd, 2019

77 By Guillermo Saccomanno, Andrea Labinger (Translator) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781940953892
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Published: Open Letter - February 12th, 2019

The Incompletes By Sergio Chejfec, Heather Cleary (Translator) Cover Image
By Sergio Chejfec, Heather Cleary (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781948830034
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Published: Open Letter - September 24th, 2019

Spiritual Choreographies By Carlos Labbé, Will Vanderhyden (Translator) Cover Image
By Carlos Labbé, Will Vanderhyden (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781940953977
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Published: Open Letter - May 21st, 2019

Tómas Jónsson, Bestseller By Guðberger Bergsson, Lytton Smith (Translator) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781940953601
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Published: Open Letter - July 11th, 2017

North Station By Suah Bae, Deborah Smith (Translator) Cover Image
By Suah Bae, Deborah Smith (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940953656
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Published: Open Letter - October 10th, 2017

Bardo or Not Bardo By Antoine Volodine, J. T. Mahany (Translator) Cover Image
By Antoine Volodine, J. T. Mahany (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781940953335
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Published: Open Letter - April 12th, 2016

The Endless Summer (Danish Women Writers) By Madame Nielsen, Gaye Kynoch (Translator) Cover Image
By Madame Nielsen, Gaye Kynoch (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781940953694
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Published: Open Letter - February 13th, 2018

Bottom of the Sky By Rodrigo Fresán, Will Vanderhyden (Translator) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940953786
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Published: Open Letter - April 3rd, 2018