Alison Entrekin





Alison Entrekin



Alison Entrekin is an acclaimed translator from the Portuguese. Her work includes short fiction and poetry for anthologies and literary magazines, in addition to children’s fiction, biographies, and novels, including City of God by Paulo Lins; The Eternal Son by Cristovão Tezza, shortlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; Near to the Wild Heart by Clarice Lispector, shortlisted for the PEN America Translation Prize; and Budapest by Chico Buarque, shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. She is a three-time finalist in the New South Wales Premier’s Translation Prize & PEN Medallion.

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City of God

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3.93 avg rating — 1,195 ratings — published 1997 — 31 editions
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Near to the Wild Heart (exc...

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The Scorpion's Sweet Venom:...

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2.64 avg rating — 513 ratings — published 2006 — 16 editions
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Budapest

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3.63 avg rating — 2,670 ratings — published 2003 — 25 editions
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Spilt Milk

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3.67 avg rating — 1,537 ratings — published 2009 — 32 editions
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Blood-Drenched Beard

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4.09 avg rating — 1,610 ratings — published 2012 — 30 editions
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Fuzz McFlops

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3.81 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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The Day I Killed My Father

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3.48 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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The Shape of Bones

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3.83 avg rating — 352 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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The House in Smyrna

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