04 November 2012

Found in translation

For information about Found in Translation by Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche start here.

Writing in the American Translators Association Chronicle, Corinne McKay, sums the book up nicely:
"In superbly written, rigorously researched, and perfectly-sized segments, the authors have encapsulated the passion that all of us have for our work and its place in the world. [...] Found in Translation starts from a beautifully simple premise -- translation is everywhere -- and weaves a rich story of the ways in which languages truly do shape the world."

Highly recommended.

1 comment:

  1. It's a good, easy read, and I think it will do valuable work informing the general public about the importance and the universal presence of translation.

    I would recommend it as a Christmas present if only it weren't so poorly printed on cheap paper. It deserves better.

    If I could afford it – it costs about 50 euros –I would give as presents copies of the much better produced, revised edition of
    "Translators Through History" by Jean Delisle and Judith Woodsworth, published recently by Benjamins.

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