Translation Roundup

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

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Translation News

Congratulations to Suzanne Jill Levine, winner of the 2012 PEN Center USA Translation Prize, for her translation of Jose Donoso's The Lizard's Tale: A Novel!

Interviews, Articles, Reviews

According to Israeli author Etgar Keret, “Translators are like ninjas. If you notice them, they’re no good." He spoke with Nathan Englander this week, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Martin Chalmer talks to Madeleine LaRue about having "[Alexander] Kluge’s softly insistent, deeply ironic, dead-pan voice and questions" in his ear while translating the German novelist's book December. Read the interview at Conversational Reading.

On Translationista, Susan Bernofsky highlights the role of translators in bringing attention to the arrest and trial of all-girl Russian punk band Pussy Riot.

 


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