The Black Minutes is one of the Best Translated Books from last year!

The Black Minutes, translated by tu servidor y Aura Estrada, made the list of 25 books on the longlist for the 2011 Best Translated Book Award! From the press release:

The 25-title fiction longlist for the 2011 Best Translated Book Awards was announced this morning at Three Percent—a resource for international literature at the University of Rochester. According to award co-founder Chad W. Post, this year’s longlist is a “testament to the number of high-quality works in translation that are making their way to American readers, thanks to a number of talented translators and exciting publishing houses.”

See all the info here.