Posts Tagged: Words without borders

Putting Home into Words

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It would have been almost impossible for me to resist Brazil forever. Given my love for black people and fascination with our stories, Brazil’s paramount importance in the historical trans-Atlantic slave trade and its contemporary role as a cultural and economic leader on the world stage, it was inevitable that my travels would lead me […]

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Thriller Education

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At Words Without Borders, B.J. Epstein expounds upon the culture of crime novels, its covert international influence and the diversity of fear. She also continues the necessary conversation of why Anglophones are relentlessly intimidated by translated literature. Why are English-language readers so interested in crime but less likely to want to read other texts? Is […]

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