Links Round-up Aug. 26

New Reading

  1. Previewing Emmanuel Carrère’s “Lives Other Than My Own,” trans. Linda Coverdale & forthcoming from Metropolitan Books: ow.ly/1w9K7w
  2. Kafka’s “A Message From the Emperor” in new translation by Mark Harman at the NYRB. To be read aloud: ow.ly/1w6kw5

Reviews

  1. “Ludmila Ulitskaya’s “Daniel Stein, Interpreter,” trans. Arch Tait, reviewed at Three Percent: ow.ly/1w9Jkn

Articles

  1. From @WordsWithoutBorders: Frederik Bjerre Andersen On Being Translated: http://ow.ly/6daeR
  2. A Dispatch by Katherine Sanders @ WWB: Reimagining Hölderlin: A Discussion between Writers and Translators http://ht.ly/6cP7j
  3. More rules! Fatima Sharafeddine’s Rules for Translating Children’s Books and Translating into ‘Small’ Languages: http://ow.ly/6cwHA
  4. An oldie but a goodie nonetheless: NPR’s RIck Kleffel on the Art of Translation: http://ow.ly/6cvYZ
  5. Chris Durban’s tips for translators, from the 2011 Translate in the Catskills retreat: http://ow.ly/69ykQ
  6. The Guardian publishes an obituary of Anne Born, poet, historian and translator of modern Scandinavian novels: http://ow.ly/69t18

News

  1. Murakami’s “Norwegian Wood” off NJ reading list after “numerous” complaints from parents about its relevancy to teens: http://ow.ly/6cvuT
  2. Announcing the long list for the German Book Prize 2011: ow.ly/1w9y1D
  3. Taslima Nareen misses launch of the English translation of “Lajja” at a literary festival, maddens fans in the process: http://ow.ly/69to6
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About Erica Mena

Erica Mena is a poet, translator, and book artist.
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