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Edinburgh International Book Festival: Turning Novels into English

  • Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre (map)

Michael Hofmann on Translation:

"He’s the celebrated translator of literary greats including Herta Müller, Thomas Bernhard and Peter Stamm, and this year Michael Hofmann was also a judge of the Man Booker International Prize. Today, he is joined by two of the translators shortlisted for the 2018 Prize, Frank Wynne (Vernon Subutexby Virginie Despentes) and Jennifer Croft (Flights by Olga Tokarczuk), along with translator Antonia Lloyd-Jones to discuss the joys and challenges of interpreting novels for an English-speaking audience."