Thinking about Books in Translation

It is a cliche, but the book market is dominated by English language fiction. But after ten years of living in the United Kingdom, I realized that here it is even more so. Actually, my Spanish teacher made me realize it when she asked me if I read any books by Spanish-speaking authors recently. I …

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The Best Saturday Surprise Ever

Times are a bit doomy and gloomy, and continental Europe is still in deep winter chill, but there is no denying that in the UK the spring is coming. Saturday was a lovely and warm day in London, and with hiacynth's smell in the air everything suddenly felt a lot more hopeful. Do you know …

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