Month: December 2011

  • The Translation Shelf

    (This was carried in Forbes Life’s winter 2011 issue–a look at some of the most interesting books of the year in translation.) “We live more of our lives in translation than you might imagine,” said the writer from Chile. His life was an extreme illustration of this. Born in Chile, Ruben had moved to Denmark […]

  • The "free" in free speech

    (This is a response to Shashi Tharoor’s article, which appeared in the Deccan Herald today. Other links of interest: the India Ink round-up of censorship in the country, and the NYT India blog post that reported Union Telecom minister Kapil Sibal’s attempt to ask for “pre-screening” of certain social media sites. All views expressed in […]