Monthly Archives: January 2013

Richard Ben Cramer and “What It Takes”

There was no shortage of praise for Richard Ben Cramer upon his death earlier this month. The author of What It Takes was widely lauded for writing probably the definitive campaign narrative, a hefty but breezy tome following eight candidates in both parties during … Continue reading

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How To Write for Translation

A conversation with a colleague recently posed a question that I’m surprised I hadn’t considered before: How do we write for effective translation? Surrounded as we are, especially if we are anglophones, by competent speakers and writers of English, and … Continue reading

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