Posted on 05/06/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s aristocratic family didn’t care for his decision to marry a Salvadoran artist. And she was well aware...

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Posted on 04/29/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jhumpa Lahiri has a unique relationship to translated literature. She’s seen her novels and short-story collections be brought into a...

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Posted on 04/23/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The shortlist for the 2021 International Booker Prize was revealed Thursday. Judges again noted the dominance of small publishers, one...

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Posted on 04/15/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another Elena Ferrante book is coming to the screen. Deadline reports that Oscar winner Natalie Portman will play the main...

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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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