RAIN TAXI REVIEW OF BOOKS

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Are Translators Ventriloquists?

Eric Fishman explores the promises and pitfalls of describing translators (often ignored in reviews of translated works) as ventriloquists. Read on.

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Ben Ehrenreich

Journalist and novelist Ben Ehrenreich’s newest book, Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time challenges readers to take a side as we stand anxiously between erasures of the past and the uncertainties of the future. Read on.

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Rough Song

Peruvian poet Blanca Varela was well-respected among an auspicious group of writers, including Octavio Paz and Jean-Paul Sartre; we can now see why in her in her first collection of poems to be translated into English. Read on.