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July 30

Are you ready for women in translation month?

What does August signify for you? Sandy beaches, barbecues in the garden, an easy-read book? For me, it’s a singing summe Read more of this blog post »

August 01

Finding Soutbek by Karen Jennings
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read in August, 2020
With the recent attention in the US and Europe to the whitewashing of history, this 2012 novel couldn’t be more topical. While I enjoyed the history, politics and social justice theme immensely, I found the psychological threads a little loose in pla ...more
The Day My Grandfather Was a hero by Paulus Hochgatterer
read in August, 2020
The story unfolds more from a series of impressions than plot and, although I found it an easy read, I probably had less idea than Nelli what was going on. There were dead sons and purloined paintings; I assumed the latter stolen from Jewish collecti ...more
The Day My Grandfather Was a hero by Paulus Hochgatterer
read in August, 2020
The story unfolds more from a series of impressions than plot and, although I found it an easy read, I probably had less idea than Nelli what was going on. There were dead sons and purloined paintings; I assumed the latter stolen from Jewish collecti ...more