Book Series: Azerbaijan State Translation Centre About to Release “Pearls of World Literature”
The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC) is pleased to announce about the oncoming publication of a 150-volume series 'Pearls of World Literature' to promote the reading culture in the country and to acquaint the Azerbaijani reader with classical and modern samples of world literature in a perfect and accurate translation. The book includes works by notable world authors, such as Miguel de Cervantes, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Fyodor Dostoevsky, William Faulkner, Mikhail Bulgakov, Albert Camus, Hermann Hesse, Jerome Salinger, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, to name just a few. Along with samples of Western European, the USA and Latin American literature samples, the book will also include the works by notable authors of the East Europe, Asia, and post-Soviet countries.
The first book of the series - a two-volume Selected Works including novels, stories and diaries of the world-famous Austrian writer Franz Kafka, translated from German, will be available to readers in the coming days.
“Azerbaijan Remembers January 20 - the Day of Nationwide Sorrow and Pride” in Foreign Media
Crowd-pleasing global news portals, such as “Mustaqila.com”, “Afkarhura.com” (Iraq), “Alharir.info” (Algeria), “Anahaberyorum.com”, “Dibace.net”, “Gercektarih.com.tr” (Turkey), “News24hours.ro” (Romania)
Azerbaijan Remembers January 20 - the Day of Nationwide Sorrow and Pride
32 years have passed since the tragedy of January 20, also called Black January, remaining forever engraved in the memory of all Azerbaijanis as a disaster that became a symbol of national unity.
Deadline for Submission of Literary Works to the “BAY LEAF” Contest Prolonged
The deadline for submission of translated works has been prolonged until July 31, 2022, considering the numerous applications of those willing to participate in the “BAY LEAF” (“Dəf(i)nə yarpağı”) Literary Contest.