If you are interested in the history of print, check out this infographic created by the design team at Mediaworks on behalf of Cartridge Discount.
‘If you’re truly bilingual it’s not that there are two languages in your world, but that not everybody understands the whole of your personal speech’ —Gwyneth Lewis
What are Borges, Heidegger and Jane Austen up to now?
We’re loving the new series of illustrations at The Paris Review.
For Translation Tuesday, presenting the funniest pieces from our July issue, the Drama section, where Evelyne de la Chenelière & Daniel Brière slyly parody a “smoothly functioning family unit in which each of us continuously flourished alongside all the others” and Marion Aubert delivers a hilarious spin on la Résistance (co-translated, it must be said, by leading scholar of the undead, Erik Butler). Happy reading!
To mark the 115th birth anniversary of Jorge Luis Borges, we are listening to his Norton Lectures on poetry which the writer gave at Harvard University in the fall of 1967 and the spring of 1968.
"Maps are errors to arrive at truth." For all the spiritual benefits of getting lost, we humans are habitually driven to orient ourselves
What is world literature—a stage for nationalisms or the dissolution of them? In our summer issue, find a great review of “World Literature in Theory”