Translators Fight for Credit on Their Own Book Covers

Do you know who translated your favorite foreign-language novel? Whoever did wants you to know—as soon as you pick up the book, in fact. That’s why translators are demanding that book publishers credit them on the front covers of the books they translate. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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