In July, Pushkin Press released the long-awaited English translation of Erwin Mortier’s award-winning magnum opus, While the Gods Were Sleeping, providing a new introduction for English-language readers to this contemporary master of Flemish literature. The British press heaped praise upon the book. 'Almost too beautiful a writer … the footprint of Proust visible on every page', wrote the Financial Times. The Independent calls the book a 'beautiful un