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Edinburgh Book Festival gets off to a cracking start

It’s that time of year again, and for once it’s not yet raining! This morning I listened to Charles Emmerson’s fascinating presentation of his new book, 1913 (Bodley Head). It’s a period in which I have more than a passing interest, … Continue reading

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Translation: 2012

It is traditional to sit down, at the junction of years, and look back at memorable events that have occurred in the previous twelve months. So, for what it’s worth, here are my top translation-related events for 2012. Books read: … Continue reading

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