Translators Look North

Papers presented at the Nordic Translation Conference 2013 held at the University of East Anglia have now been published as True North: Literary Translation in the Nordic Countries, edited by B.J. Epstein. Click here for more information about the book, including a table of contents and how to order.
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Here Come the “Brides”

Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1973) is perhaps best known for his four-volume “Emigrants” series of novels, filmed by director Jan Troell as The Emigrants and The New Land (starring Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann). In Sweden he is also known as an historian (A History of the Swedish People) and playwright.
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Swedish Crime with a Twist

A Small Indiscretion by Denise Rudberg, translated by Laura Wideburg, is the first in a series featuring detective inspector Marianne Jidhoff in the “elegant crime” genre. Jidhoff has been on leave from the Stockholm National Police Force to care for her ailing husband, who had been an upper level investigator on the force.
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