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Here are the latest posts about Book Translations on Writers Write:

  • A French Translator Describes the Difficulty of Translating President Trump (2017-01-29): French translator Berengere Viennot explains why translating President Donald Trump's speeches into French is so difficult.

  • Amazon Committing $10 Million to Grow Literary Translation Imprint AmazonCrossing (2015-10-13): AmazonCrossing is looking for books and translators to expand its line of foreign books to offer to American readers. It is seeking books in several genres.

  • J.R.R. Tolkien's Beowulf Translation Will Be Published for the First Time in May (2014-03-20): Houghton Mifflin will publish J.R.R. Tolkien's Beowulf translation. Christopher Tolkien says his father expanded the backstories of the heroes and beefs up the dragon parts.

  • Best Translated Book Award Winners Announced (2011-05-06): The winning titles and translators for this year's Best Translated Book Awards have been announced.

  • Penguin Buys Rights to Chinese Bestseller, The Wolf Totem (2005-10-20): The Chicago Tribune reports that The Penguin Group has purchased the English-language rights to the bestselling Chinese novel, The Wolf Totem for $100,000.

  • Read the World Project Promotes Translations (2005-05-17): Booksellers and book publisher are uniting for Read the World, a project to help promote translations worldwide.