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the atlantic on Swallowing Mercury

For The AtlanticAmy Weiss-Meyer calls Swallowing Mercury a striking novel that explores the macabre beauty of childhood.


an interview with transit books

Publishers Adam and Ashley Levy chat with The Rumpus in a conversation about Swallowing Mercury, publishing, and more, as part of their monthly book club.


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The Guardian: A chilling Ghost Story

Such Small Hands receives rave reviews in the Guardian, by Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent, the Financial Times, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Transit staff picks for summer

Transit editors share what they're reading and recommending this summer, with new books from Two Lines Press, Coffee HouseSylph Editions, and more. 

Kintu Featured in Recommended Reading

Read an excerpt from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's Kintufeatured in Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, with an introduction by the publishers.

LIT HUB: AARON BADY ON KINTU

Aaron Bady's introduction to Kintu is featured on Lit Hub. "It’s not hyperbole to call Kintu the great Ugandan novel. It is, simply and obviously, a plain fact."

NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS: KINTU

Namwali Serpell explores the radical of argument of personhood in Kintu for The New York Review of Books.

Wioletta Greg on Man Booker Longlist

Congratulations to Wioletta Greg and translator Eliza MarciniakSwallowing Mercury has been longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017. Read more

Edmund White On andrés barba

Edmund White's afterword to Such Small Hands is featured on Lit Hub.  "Barba has subsumed the grand guignol aspects of the bloody anecdote into a poetic meditation on love and childhood." Read more.

Publishers Weekly's Best Summer Books

Publishers Weekly names Kintu one of the Best Summer Books 2017, earning comparisons to Marlon James, Eka Kurniawan, and Annie Proulx. Read more.