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  • Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced

    Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced
    Translating a book is arduous and notoriously low-paid work. It's a labor of love for most. With a few blockbuster exceptions (think Gabriel García Márquez or Haruki Murakami) publishers don't make much, if any money from the translated titles they offer. That's one reason why just 3% of the books published in the U.S. are works of translation.
  • Bizarre rib bones show woolly mammoths were vulnerable to extinction

    Bizarre rib bones show woolly mammoths were vulnerable to extinction
    Unusual rib bones that grow out of the neck are giving scientists new clues about what caused the woolly mammoth to become extinct roughly 10,000 years ago. The so-called cervical ribs – extra rib bones that protrude from the vertebrae at the base...

    Spring arts 2014: Dance

    Spring arts 2014: Dance
    It's a full spring dance season, with national and international companies heading into town, a trend that continues well into summer. For the next three months, "diversity" is one watchword, with flamenco, contemporary ballet, modern dance and neo-...

    The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist

    The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist
    The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English. American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...

    Sochi Olympics: Netherlands wins gold in men's team pursuit

    Sochi Olympics: Netherlands wins gold in men's team pursuit
    The Netherlands claimed its 22nd speedskating medal of the Sochi Olympics on Saturday, beating South Korea in the final of men's team pursuit with an Olympic record time. The Koreans actually led early in the eight-lap race and were down by only 0.38...