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The Chicago Manual of Style – 1st vs 16th Edition

Widely acknowledged as the go-to book on American-English style, The Chicago Manual of Style – now in its 16th edition – is an absolutely indispensable resource for translators…

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There’s more to Wikimedia than Wikipedia…

Wikipedia is so helpful to translators that most of us don’t like to admit quite how much we rely on it – partly because, as everyone knows, Wikipedia has a bit of a (deserved?) bad rep for accuracy. However…

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Acknowledging great translators with Wikipedia pages

As we all know, translators all too often remain in the shadows. For example, although a huge number of people will have delighted in English translations of works by the famous Japanese author Natsume Soseki, very few…

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Six must-read books for translators

Translators like to read: if they didn’t, they probably wouldn’t be translators. Reading for fun is all well and good, but sometimes it’s nice to read for professional development. But what to read? We’ve put together a list…