How one author helped a translator steal his book

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Natalia Zakharova  Identity Verified
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Thank you! Oct 27, 2012

Very interesting and bizarre indeed!

 

urbom
United Kingdom
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article by the author Oct 28, 2012

The article mentioned at the end of that interview is available here:
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/11/steal-my-book/309105/


 

Mikhail Kropotov  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
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More! Oct 29, 2012

I want to hear how it all ended!

 

Oksana Weiss  Identity Verified
Germany
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Comments are even more interesting! Oct 30, 2012

One of the comments (referencing to inosmi.ru) says: "The fact is, that it is normal (Russian) practice: an enthusiastic transator first translates the book, then brings it to the publisher. And if the publisher is interested, the book may be published. And then the author even may get some money".
That's some practice, if you ask me!

[Edited at 2012-10-30 02:46 GMT]

[Edited at 2012-10-30 02:46 GMT]


 


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