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'A Fish in Your Ear': What Gets Lost in Translation

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'A Fish in Your Ear': What Gets Lost in Translation - by NPR Staff/Books/NPR.org

In his book, 'Is That a Fish in Your Ear?', David Bellos explores the history, the future and the complexity of translation — from the tangled web of simultaneous translation at the United Nations, to movie subtitles and the text on ATM screens.

When it comes to the basics, translation is relatively straightforward. But David Bellos argues that translating sentences, not to mention books, is inherently complex.






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