Monthly Archives: February 2012

On translation, by a master translator

Edith Grossman, the translator of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and other Latino writers, has an excellent essay, on, what else, translation. I like what she said, that (emphasis mine, bold): Publishers have their excuses, of course. A persistent but not very … Continue reading

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Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know

By David Carnoy I know, I know. This is a column about cutting-edge electronics. So, apologies to gadget-heads as I take a brief sojourn into the land of self-publishing, which has become a lot more high-tech than a lot of people … Continue reading

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No Kasano a Basaen ti Daniw

(Kasano ti agsurat iti daniw–kasano ti agdaniw? masaludsod no kua ti maysa nga agngayangay nga agputar iti daniw, wenno ti maysa nga agdadamo a mannaniw. Ket isu nga ammuen, adalen, suruenna ti agsurat-agputar iti daniw. Ken ti agbasa iti daniw–iti … Continue reading

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Ebook sales are being driven by downmarket genre fiction

By Antonia Senior Publishers face secrecy over sales and an absence of industry-wide data to help them plot strategy Kindle-owning bibliophiles are furtive beasts. Their shelves still boast classics and Booker winners. But inside that plastic case, other things lurk. … Continue reading

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James Joyce reading of a part (Anna Livia Plurabelle) of his novel ‘Finnegans Wake’

Ne, daytoy man ni Apong James Joyce a mismo a mangbasbasa/mangibasbasa iti paset ti novelana a “Finnegans Wake.” Hm, dandanin dua a dekada nga adda kaniak daytoy a libro, narugiakon idin  a basaen ngem agingga ita ket diak pay la … Continue reading

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Writing Tips by Henry Miller, Elmore Leonard, Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman & George Orwell

(from open culture) Here’s one way to become a better writer. Listen to the advice of writers who earn their daily bread with their pens. During the past week, lists of writing commandments by Henry Miller, Elmore Leonard (above) and … Continue reading

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Umuna a Pasalip ti ALVIYA iti Sarita, aggibus iti Febrero 29

Palagip kadagiti amin a mannurat: Ipakaammo ti Secretariat ti ALVIYA Literary Foundation nga aggibus ti umuna a Pasalip ALVIYA iti Febrero 29, 2012. Esponsoran daytoy ni Alex V. Yadao, Founder/President ti ALVIYA Literary Foundation a tubo iti Libertad, Abulug, Cagayan … Continue reading

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Komperensia ti GUMIL Filipinas, maangay iti Abril 20-22 sadiay Bacnotan, L.U.

Angayen ti GUMIL Filipinas (GF), ti kangrunaan a gunglo dagiti mannurat nga Ilokano iti sangalubongan, iti pannakitinnulong ti National Commission for Culture and the Arts, ti GUMIL Filipinas National Conference and Literary Seminar-Workshop inton Abril 20-22, 2012 iti Don Mariano … Continue reading

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Paulo Coelho calls on readers to pirate books

Nagsayaaten a panagpampanunot! Kas koma amin ken Paulo Coelho amin a mannurat wenno autor! By Alison Flood Bestselling Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho is joining in with a new promotion on the notorious file-sharing site the Pirate Bay, and calling on “pirates of the … Continue reading

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