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Cyclical
Kineserne betragter metallet som et element. Jeg holdt mig til den vestlige tankegang i kvartetten, men metallet blev ved at spøge og dukker op i denne bog, hvor den knytter sig til smagssansen. I digtet vises forbindelsen mellem flere elementer, dels når d...
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Two Collections
Here are links to the Amazon pages for the forthcoming Bloodaxe collections One Evening in October I Rowed Out on the Lake by Tua Forsström and Salamander Sun and Other Poems by Pia Tafdrup. both in my translations. Both books are scheduled for publication ...
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Tove Jansson letters
My translations of selected letters of Tove Jansson and an introductory essay by Pia Ingström are now online at the Books from Finland website,
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Pia Tafdrup: Snow Flowers
SNOW FLOWERS The snow has settled on the branches, filled the empty bird nests in trees and bushes along roads that all lead to the church. The March sun dazzles, the snow on the ground dazzles, shadows fall where we walk, flocks of crows circle high up abo...
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The head of Ukraine's National Anti-Corruption Committee, Tetyana Chornovol, has published transcripts of intercepted telephone conversations which show that Party of Regions MPs advised former President Yanukovych to kill Yu...
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Nudge review
Here's a nice review of my translation of Tuula Karjalainen's biography of Tove Jansson.
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Tove Jansson: Work and Love
I now have an advance copy of my translation of Tuula Karjalainen's biography of Tove Jansson, which will be published by Penguin's Particular Books imprint on November 27. Am pleased with the production of the book, and the clarity of the illustrations and...
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Marie Under - Poems
SPRING 4. Now once again on us these white nights fall, no sleep is had by heavens, land or sea, or the expectant blood of this humanity: desire like embers burning in the soul. These white nights are like silver fetters, chains: and all the scents in flowe...
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The new international Ukrainian television channel Ukraine Today is presenting genuinely interesting and lively broadcasts of news, information and documentary reporting.
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At New Pathway, Alexander Motyl writes:  For the first time, arguably ever, Ukraine has a solidly pro-Western, pro-reform elite and society, a patriotic, self-mobilized, active, and pro-Ukrainian civil society and population...
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I'm a literary translator and freelance editor based in Kent, England. Nordic poetry in Bloodaxe and Dostoyevsky in Penguin Classics.
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