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Articles tagged "Scandinavian Crime"

It’s Not a Crime: Reading and Analyzing Translated Thrillers

Crime fiction is a popular and pleasurable genre, but it’s also an educational one, especially if you read translated crime fiction. In my role as the schools and libraries liaison for the British Centre for Literary Translation, which is based at the University of East Anglia in England, I give talks to a wide range of groups, encouraging them to read translated literature. Translation tends to intimidate general readers, for a variety of reasons, so I do my best to explain and...

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