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Lost in Translation

Last month at the Frankfurt Book Fair, one of the largest international literary gatherings, guess what American publishers lined up to buy? Work by other American, or at least British, authors. Apparently, according to the New York Times, large American publishing houses are afraid to buy publishin...
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The Cherokee language

In parts of the United States today, including Tennessee, North Carolina, and Oklahoma, road signs are marked with unfamiliar symbols that don’t correspond to English letters. Passing through these areas, you may wonder what the symbols mean. In all likelihood, you are looking at signs written...
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