Check out and contribute to Joan Ducròs’ compilation of literary extracts based in Barcelona (via Carles Mirò). It includes inexplicable exclusions from a similarly themed book I read recently (eg Max Aub), and I’m sure it will shortly add great stuff like self-confessed con-artist Jan Cremer‘s encounter with the Guardia Civil and the prostitutes of the …
- Translators and Europe
Carlos Ferrero wonders in an interesting post whether translators see themselves as builders of Europe. At the current rate of budgetary progress on language issues, I think we (I do the odd bit of Dutch- and Catalan-English) may actually succeed in destroying it.
- Mrs Moore visits the specialist
Seriously, did Mr Moore publish his book before or after the release of the similarly-named she-males flick (which I honestly discovered after this occurred to me, and to which I am not going to link for other reasons)?
- Non-troglodytes welcome