Posted on 09/17/2019 at 06:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature came out today. These ten books — mostly novels, with...

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Posted on 08/09/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2018 Booker Prize-winning book may still be in talks about a movie adaptation, but the 2017 winner has moved...

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Posted on 07/26/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A bestselling author has acknowledged approving some — but not all — changes in the Russian translation of his latest...

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Posted on 07/17/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Translation is a delicate art based on language alone, let alone culture and politics. The latest example: a Turkish translation...

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Posted on 05/26/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Very few, if any, people think that translating literature is easy. And Nicky Harman is no stranger to its challenges,...

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Posted on 05/22/2019 at 09:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to author Jokha Alharthi and translator Marilyn Booth on winning the Man Booker International Prize! Alharthi’s novel Celestial Bodies,...

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Posted on 05/17/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The rest of the world is as obsessed with Matilda as we are, apparently! The Bookseller reports that Roald Dahl’s...

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Posted on 04/19/2019 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you haven’t already grabbed your freebies from Amazon’s Read The World promotion, take note — you have less than...

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Posted on 04/11/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We imagine reader reaction to the Man Booker International Prize shortlist could be a number of emotions — indifference, mild...

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Posted on 04/11/2019 at 10:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

With the recent release of the Man Booker International Prize shortlist, it seems like a good time to dive into...

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