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  • The History of My Sexuality | Kristen Gehrman Language Services

    The History of My Sexuality

    The History of My Sexuality by Tobi Lakmaker, translated by Kristen Gehrman Granta, 181 p., January 2024 Original title: De geschiedenis van mijn sexualiteit, Das Mag Synopsis ‘The history of my sexuality is as follows: I have always been looking for someone to close all the doors and windows, someone who would say, okay, that’s…

  • New in translation! The Melting by Lize Spit | Kristen Gehrman Language Services

    New in translation! The Melting by Lize Spit

    My translation of Lize Spit’s bestselling debut novel The Melting (Het smelt) is now out in the UK with Picador Books with a Translator’s Note by yours truly. The US edition will follow soon!

  • Great reviews for Dola de Jong! | Kristen Gehrman Language Services

    Great reviews for Dola de Jong!

    My English translation of  Dola de Jong’s Dutch post-war classic, The Tree and the Vine [De thuiswacht], published by the wonderful Transit Books, came out in May! It was an absolute honor to translate this stunning and important work. So far, the translation has received glowing reviews in The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine and…

  • The Boy Between Worlds is officially out! | Kristen Gehrman Language Services

    The Boy Between Worlds is officially out!

    My translation of Annejet van der Zijl’s Sonny Boy, titled The Boy Between Worlds in English, officially came out on August 1 with Amazon Crossing.  It seems that people are as fascinated and moved by this story as I was. Check out the reviews on Amazon and GoodReads!

  • 10 Books from Holland! | Kristen Gehrman Language Services

    10 Books from Holland!

    I was delighted to translate the Spring 2019 edition of 10 Books from Holland for the Dutch Foundation for Literature. It just came out and boy is it a beauty! This season’s selection includes the new Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer novel Grand Hotel Europa (if you haven’t read it yet, you should!), Driessen’s latest collection of short stories…