Monthly Roundup โ†ช Aug/Sept๐Ÿ›ซ

I’ve had the sleepy b*tch disease as my friends call it. I’M JUST SO TIRED. ALWAYS!!!! โ˜น๏ธ But I spent September in the UK visiting my sister and seeing friends so I tried VERY HARD to read as much as possible (mostly short books that I have not gotten around to reading from NetGalley), AND I changed my GoodReads reading goal because I want the shiny badge. It’s now at 30, and I think I did pretty well. SILVER LINING!

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Top 10 Translated Books [Literary Lists]

In honour of Han Kang, and translator Deborah Smith, winning the International Man Booker prize for the novelย The Vegetarian, I decided to compile a list of my top 10 translated works.

Translators of books don’t often get the credit they deserve, which is really sad because it is almost on the same level as writing the book in the first place!! Correctly translating all sorts of hidden motives in the original language and all sorts of subtle nuances and even jokes can be a difficult task, even for a native speaker, let alone someone who is fluent from learning. LOVE ALL TRANSLATORS EQUALLY!!!!

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So now I present to you, in no particular order, my favourite translated books!!!

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