Today, we are celebrating the release of Hunger Heart, by Karen Fastrup, translated by Marina Allemano! This bold work of autofiction immerses us in the alienations of a breakdown and hospitalization, as well as the courage and joy necessary for recovery.
Happy Book Birthday to Hunger Heartby Karen Fastrup, translated from the Danish by Marina Allemano. This final release in our Fall 2022 season is a profound work of autofiction about love, relationships, mental illness, and recovery by one of Denmark’s most celebrated literary writers. A ‘Much Anticipated’ title from Words Without Borders, Fastrup’s powerful text, in Allemano’s translation, will resonate with anyone who has known the swell of anxiety, or anyone who has loved someone facing challenges associated with psychiatric diagnosis.
Hunger Heart follows Fastrup’s novel, Beloved of My Twenty-seven Senses, in our acclaimed Literature in Translation Series. We are honoured to continue connecting English language readers with her work.
Read more about the novel here.
That’s all for now, dear reader. Please join us again in wishing a very Happy Book Birthday to Hunger Heart by Karen Fastrup, translated by Marina Allemano! Purchase a copy from our online shop or your local independent bookstore today. Happy reading!