Olivia is a journalist and editor and manages the editorial content for Bookwitty in English. She is based in Paris.
Poetry and Literature From Latvia: 16 Books to Get You Started
In these 16 books of Latvian poetry and literature you'll get an idea of the wonderful breadth and scope of the literary output of a tiny country celebrating its 100th anniversary of re-found independence while still searching for its identity.
Picturing Palestine: Assassinated Cartoonist Naji al-Ali Remains as Relevant as Ever
The Palestinian cartoonist Naji al-Ali was assassinated in London 31 years ago. Today, his work is just as relevant as ever, and books on his cartoons continue to be published.
Interview: Ros Schwartz on Translating the Prolific Belgian Author Georges Simenon
An interview with one of Belgian author Georges Simenon's translators, Ros Schwartz, who just completed her 13th translation in Simenon's Inspector Maigret series.
Freedom of Expression: Cameroonian-American Author Patrice Nganang Detained, then Released
Cameroonian-American author Patrice Nganang was held by Cameroonian authorities following an article he wrote that was critical of the government. Now released, he joins the list of writers who have been arrested and imprisoned for questioning their government's policies.