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David Bowie's Reading List: 7 out of 100 Books in Translation
Music icon reveals his Top 100 books―7% in translation
50% in Translation: Shortlist for The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has just announced its 2013 shortlist and 50% of the nominees are books in translation!
Minae Mizumura: "Language is what defines a writer"
Great interview* with Japanese writer Minae Mizumura, in which she talks about literary tradition and translation in Japan.