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.