It’s time for another round-up of articles!
This article is on Gabriel García Márquez and Roberto Bolaño and their translators. Translator Natasha Wimmer says, “A lot of translators enjoy being the power behind the throne.”
Here’s a piece on Yiddish.
I like Oliver Burkeman’s writing and in this article on “invisible” jobs, he mentions interpreter. Translator isn’t listed, but many people think it should be.
Check out how animals sound in different languages.
Are there untranslatable words? That’s a regular topic of discussion.
Here are some collective nouns. What would we call a group of translators?
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