A new issue, Trafika Europe 22 is now available online -- this issue presenting: "a potpourri of fiction and poetry from across Europe".
Best books of 2021 lists
Some more best of 2021 compilations:
- In The White Review their: "editorial team, contributors and friends of the magazine reveal the books they've been reading and revisiting in 2021".
These personal selections at least tend to be more varied than the institutional ones, and this extensive selection certainly has a lot of variety.
Among the responses: Barley Patch-author Gerald Murnane's:
I’m the daddy of all eccentrics. All I read nowadays are books from my horse-racing library, most of which books date from the twentieth century, and books from my Hungarian library, the latest being FÜGGETLEN EMBEREK, a Magyar translation of INDEPENDENT PEOPLE, by Halldor Laxness.
(He's apparently not taking the piss here -- he really does read Hungarian; see The Angel’s Son: Why I Learned Hungarian Late In Life in the Hungarian Review.)
- The Best of Books 2021:: This Year's Top Picks From Foreign Affairs Reviewers.
- Tor.com Reviewers' Choice: The Best Books of 2021.