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Articles tagged "David Bellos"

Translation Roundup

READ Honors and Awards Congratulations to all the winners of the 2012 National Book Awards, who were honored in New York last night. Louise Erdrich accepted the fiction award for her novel, The Round House, in both English and Ojibwe.  The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award longlist has just been announced. The 154 novels under consideration come from 44 countries, and include 42 books translated into English from 19 other languages. Interviews, Articles, Reviews...

The Week in Translation

GO what: 15-stop book tour for poets and WWB contributors Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah when: October 1-October 29 where: venues across the U.S. more info: what: Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival: City and Fear, featuring over 60 authors from 22 different countries when: October 1-6 where: Istanbul (October 1-4), Ankara, Izmir, and Hatay (October 4-6) more info: what: 2012 ALTA Conference, with keynote speaker and WWB...

The Week in Translation

GO what: Translator and WWB contributor Margaret Jull Costa Discusses Nobel Laureate Jose Saramago when: Monday, August 13, 7-10pm where: Book Club of California, 312 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA more info: what: David Bellos talks to author Jennie Erdal about Is That A Fish In Your Ear? when: Tuesday, August 14, 5-6pm where: “The Art of Translation” at the Edinburgh International Book Festival more info: what: Richard Morais...

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