The translator needs a writer, eventhough some translators do write themselves and translate their own books. We have here an interview between two people from Egypt, a writer and a translator. Nada Adel Sobhi and Samah Selim.
Conakry has received a huge honour. In the year 2017 it will the be world capital of books. The town now has plenty of time to prepare for a wonderful time in this West African town.
Chenjerai Hove lived in exile in Norway and he passed away. He came from the country of Zimbabwe, a country torn by politics and domination and the ever-present uncle Bob. Here you find some words that remember Chenjerai.
A new book by the South African writer Zakes Mda is on the way. In the last month of this tear ‘Little Suns’ will be available. This is an historical novel, involving his own ancestry.
Indeed, the madness continues from last week Tuesday when I had my post on the first installment of SPUD, the boy who went to boardingschool in South Africa and who kept a diary. The first SPUD was about the year 1990 (and the political changes in South Africa), the second installment is set in 1991. … Continue reading Review SPUD THE MADNESS CONTINUES ….