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05:33

Irmgard Keun

Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews The Artificial Silk Girl (Other Press) the 1932 German novel written by Irmgard Keun which has just been newly translated and published.

35:27

Writer Benson Bobrick

Writer Benson Bobrick. He's the author of the recently published "Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired." The book chronicles the difficulties scholars had in translating the Bible into English - efforts that culminated in the King James version. Bobrick is the author of several books and lives in Brattleboro, Vermont.

15:30

An "Odyssey" Translation for a New Generation

Scholar and translator Robert Fagles. He is a professor at Princeton University and has gained recognition for his interpretation of "The Iliad." His latest translation of Homer is a new version of "The Odyssey" (Viking). Recently Fagles won the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for lifetime achievement in the field of translation.

09:35

Korean Author An Chong-hyo

An's White Badge is the first Korean novel to be published by an American house. The story is based on his experience as a soldier in the Vietnam War. An also works as a translator, and has translated several American books into Korean.

01:01:14

Polish Poet Czeslaw Milosz

The Nobel Prize-winning writer's formative experiences were informed by war in Eastern Europe, an itinerant childhood, and American novels and films. He has lived in the United States since 1960.

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