The Week in Translation

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

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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: http://ow.ly/cV6Bg

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: http://ow.ly/cV6ER

what: Richard Morais talks with Phil Roosevelt
Morais talks with Roosevelt, deputy managing editor at Barron’s, about his new book, Buddhaland Brooklyn, a nonfiction account of a Buddhist priest who moves from provincial Japan to Brooklyn and opens a temple.
when: Tuesday, August 14, 7:30pm
where: Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217
more info: http://ow.ly/cV6Gx

what: Word for Word: Hari Kunzru & Katie Kitamura
Literary couple NYPL Young Lions Fiction Finalist Katie Kitamura and her husband Hari Kunzru, one of Granta’s "20 Best British Novelists," discuss their latest books and their thoughts on writing.
when: Wednesday, August 15, 12:30 pm
where: The Bryant Park Reading Room, 42nd St btwn 5th & 6th Aves, New York, NY
more info: http://ow.ly/cV6Jh


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