Posted on 03/25/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

English-only readers have long been able to read Marguerite Duras’s best-known works, but until recently, they didn’t have access to...

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Posted on 03/18/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The resignations of two would-be translators for Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem has, of course, stirred up debate among the translation...

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Posted on 03/11/2021 at 11:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What once sounded like a dream job is turning into a cursed one. The translator originally chosen to bring Amanda...

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Posted on 03/08/2021 at 11:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2021 theme for International Women’s Day is Choose to Challenge. So it seemed more than fitting that the Guardian...

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Posted on 03/02/2021 at 10:27 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Italian author Federico Moccia didn’t invent the idea of leaving locks on bridges as a signal of love, but his...

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Posted on 03/01/2021 at 03:07 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

International Booker Prize winner Marieke Lucas Rijneveld won’t add translator to their resume (yet) after all. Rijneveld announced in a...

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Posted on 02/26/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

After seven years in translation, Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk’s greatest work will appear in English. The Books of Jacob, described...

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Posted on 02/25/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One daughter of a famous author is accusing her late father of “sadistic abuse” — a claim the rest of...

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Posted on 02/16/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A long-lost work by Marcel Proust has not only been found, but will be published, too. Les Soixante-quinze feuillets (The...

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Posted on 12/28/2020 at 09:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Looking for a good virtual New Year’s Eve celebration? Here’s an option (especially if you’re not a night owl): a...

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