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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

The Art of Translation - panel at Durham Book Festival

14th October 2018, 16:00 to 17:00, Durham Town Hall (Burlison Gallery)

The Art of Translation joins a trio of international authors for a fascinating discussion.

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze who will be joined by her translator, Tina Kover, is Professor of French at Durham University; her darkly comic and sinister novel, The Beauty of the Death Cap, won several prizes on first publication in France.

Pauls Bankovskis is an award-winning Latvian writer, whose work ranges from Latvian history to the realities of its recent Soviet past, and the possibilities for the future. His latest novel is 18.

Chilean writer Alia Trabucco Zerán’s debut novel, The Remainder, won Chile’s national prize for an unpublished debut. It offers a gripping new perspective on dictatorships and their aftermath.'

Chaired by Professor Jonathan Long, Durham University

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