Announcing Our 2016 Fall/Winter Books

Click here to check out all 6 of the fantastic new works of international lit in English translation found in our 2016 fall/winter catalog. Or, if you'd like to look at a PDF of the print version, just click here and enjoy. 

July 19, 2016 by Nathan Furl

"Reading the World Conversation Series" Event: March 2, 2016

We've got an great new event here in Rochester, NY, on Wednesday, March 2. The event is free and open to all. Click through for all the details!

February 23, 2016 by Nathan Furl

Announcing Our 2016 Spring/Summer Books

Click here to check out the amazing titles in our 2016 spring/summer catalog (or just click here if you'd like to see a PDF of the printer version of the catalog).

February 23, 2016 by Nathan Furl

Our September "Reading the World Conversation Series" Events!

We've got two exciting author events in September here in Rochester, NY. They're both free and open to all. Click through for all the details.

Announcing Our 2015 Fall/Winter Releases

Open Letter - 2015 Fall/Winter Vatalog

Click here to check out the new and awesome books from our 2015 fall/winter catalog. (Or click here to view or download a PDF of the complete print version of the catalog.)

July 15, 2015 by Nathan Furl

EVENT - Reading the Word Conversation Series: Jón Gnarr & Lytton Smith - April 23, 2015

Jón Gnarr is an actor, punk rocker, comedian, and author who created the satirical “Best Party” in Iceland and, against all odds, rose to become major of Reykjavík. He is one of the world’s most colorful politicians, and this is your chance to meet the man who has both enthralled and often flummoxed the media with his achievements and outlandish attitude . . .

April 06, 2015 by Nathan Furl

Tickets Now Available: Private Reception & Benefit w/ Jón Gnarr

On April 24 in Rochester, NY, share an intimate evening of food and drinks with the one-of-a-kind Jón Gnarr (former mayor of Reykjavík, author of The Indian), and benefit local nonprofit publisher Open Letter Books. Tickets are now available in very limited quantities. Check out all the great details and get your tickets HERE.

March 19, 2015 by Nathan Furl

EVENT - Reading the Word Conversation Series: Michael Henry Heim & A Life in Translation - April 2, 2015

Michael Henry Heim was one of the greatest literary translators, and translation advocates, of the 20th century. His impact – on the study of translation, the funding of translation, the introduction of the phrase "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" into English – is immense, varied, and inspirational. Come hear the editors – Esther AllenSean Cotter, and Russell Scott Valentino – of The Man Between: Michael Henry Heim & A Life in Translation talk about this exciting new book, the many contributions within, Mike himself, and the art . . .

Announcing Our 2015 Spring/Summer Releases

Open Letter 2015 Spring/Summer Catalog
Click here to check out the 5 awesome books from our 2015 spring/summer catalog. (Or click here to view or download a PDF of the complete print version.)

January 13, 2015 by Nathan Furl