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 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 Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940953786
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Published: Open Letter - April 3rd, 2018

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

American Fictionary 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. Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781940953984
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Published: Open Letter - July 23rd, 2019

77 Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781940953892
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Published: Open Letter - February 12th, 2019

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

Spiritual Choreographies 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 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781940953601
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Published: Open Letter - July 11th, 2017

North Station 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 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) 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 Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940953786
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Published: Open Letter - April 3rd, 2018