Friday, 2 July 2010

crime fiction in translation

A nice article in the Wall Street Journal today on crime fiction and the explosion of interest in translated crime fiction since the frankly silly sales of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy. And who knew that The Elegance of the Hedgehog had sold half a million copies in translation? More power to it. Any readers of this blog looking to get into literary translation - sounds as though you could do worse than read up on some crime novelists and think about a pitch to a publisher...

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