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Translation Challenge: Call for Poems

Readers: if you have any poems in Spanish, French or Portuguese that you would like me to translate, leave a comment with the name of the poem and author. 23 more words

Alejandro

Translation: Golden Age of Spain

The translation of the day, a confusing mess of understanding the self:

Fin de Jorge Manrique

Conmigo solo contiendo
en una fuerte contienda,
y no hallo quien me entienda, 75 more words

Alejandro

Eduardo Galeano

The Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano passed away on 13 April 2015, aged 74. He started his career in journalism, but came to greater prominence in 1971 with what remains his best-known work, … 439 more words

Spanish

La importancia de ser un venezolano decadente.

Todos estos indignados
políticos frustrados y audaces
¿qué tienen que decir en lo ya dicho?
O acaso sus redundancias
incomibles
dan consuelo vano a los sufridos. 51 more words

Caracas

The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The world of Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s novels is a world of adventure. It’s also a world of books. In Zafon’s world people fight each other over books, even kill for them. 534 more words

Book Review

In the Beginning Was the Sea by Tomás González

I have read a few French books translated into English by Frank Wynne including ‘Alex’ and ‘Irene’ by Pierre Lemaitre but I was unfamiliar with his translations from Spanish until now. 444 more words

Books

Has Spanish Literary Hero, Cervantes', tomb been found?

Forensic scientists in Madrid claim that they have uncovered the tomb of the celebrated Spanish writer, Miguel de Cervantes, in the city’s Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians. 163 more words

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