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  • The Divine Comedy

    Renowned critic and poet Clive James presents the crowning achievement of his career: a monumental translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy. The Divine Comedy is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James's new translation - his life's work and decades in the making - presents Dante's entire epic poem in a single song.While many poets and translators have attempted to capture the full ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • No Place to Lay One's Head

    with a preface from Patrick Modiano

    Translated by Stephanie Smee ...
    A bitter, beautiful and important bookRobert Fisk, THE INDEPENDENTThe French sensation, now in English translation.Françoise Frenkel was a Jewish woman born in Poland and enamoured of all things literary and French. In 1921 she set up the first French language bookshop in Berlin, recognising the craving for French culture in that city in the wake of the First World War. Her business was a success ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 52 Found in Translation

    In Praise of a Plural World

    by Linda Jaivin ...
    Book 52 - Quarterly Essay
    Whether we’re aware of it or not, we spend much of our time in this globalised world in the act of translation. Language is a big part of it, of course, as anyone who has fumbled with a phrasebook in a foreign country will know, but behind language is something far more challenging to translate: culture. As a traveller, a mistranslation might land you a bowl of who-knows-what when you think you ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Naughty Little Book of Gaelic

    All the Scottish Gaelic You Need to Curse, Swear, Drink, Smoke and Fool Around

    Scottish Highlanders, and their descendants all over the world, are no better and no worse than any other people where “sinful” behaviour is concerned. Standards of morality and social conventions changed dramatically during the 19th century – and most of the people engaged in recording and commenting upon Highland life and tradition were puritanical ministers and priests who left out the racy ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Just Friends?

    Mandarin Companion Graded Readers Breakthrough Level

    series Mandarin Companion
    When the beautiful Zixin arrives on campus, best friends Dapeng and Wendong soon discover they both share an interest in her. To preserve their friendship, they make a promise not to pursue her. However, when Wendong sees Zixin going for a ride in Dapeng’s car, the truce dissolves into a battle between the two friends trying to gain the affection of Zixin. Whom does she really like, or are they ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Is That a Fish in Your Ear?

    Translation and the Meaning of Everything

    by David Bellos ...
    People speak different languages, and always have. The Ancient Greeks took no notice of anything unless it was said in Greek; the Romans made everyone speak Latin; and in India, people learned their neighbours' languages - as did many ordinary Europeans in times past. But today, we all use translation to cope with the diversity of languages. Without translation there would be no world news, not ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mouse or Rat?

    Translation as Negotiation

    From the world-famous author of THE NAME OF THE ROSE, an illuminating and humorous study on the pleasures and pitfalls of translation.'Translation is always a shift, not between two languages but between two cultures. A translator must take into account rules that are not strictly linguistic but, broadly speaking, cultural.'Umberto Eco is of the world's most brilliant and entertaining writers on ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Highly Selective Thesaurus for the Extraordinarily Literate

    series Highly Selective Reference
    Anyone looking to improve his or her vocabulary and anyone who loves words will be enthralled by this unique and impressive thesaurus that provides only the most unusual -- or is it recondite? --words for each entry. ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • This Little Art

    by Kate Briggs ...
    An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs’s This Little Art is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking on reading, writing and living with the works of others. Taking her own experience of translating Roland Barthes’s lecture notes as a starting point, the author threads various stories together to give us this ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Learn Spanish - Bilingual Book (Spanish - English) The Adventures of Julius Caesar

    by Bilinguals ...
    Discover the Fun, Addictive Way to Learn Spanish! Introducing Our New Bilingual Text Series Each Unique Story is Inspired by a Historical Figure & Written in Modern Language for Readers of All Ages to Enjoy!   Looking for a fun way to learn Spanish? We’ve got the book series for you! Our new bilingual text series features books written Spanish for all skill levels. Translated sentence by sentence, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Cant

    A Gentleman's Guide to the Language of Rogues in Georgian London

    by Stephen Hart ...
    Visiting the Underworld of Georgian London but not sure how to blend in? Can't tell a clapperdogeon from a running smobbler? Wouldn't recognise the upright man if he noped your costard with his filchman? You need this book. This fascinating guide will teach you all you need to know about the vocabulary of the Rogues of Georgian London and how to function in society at the lowest level. Along the ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Learn Greek - Bilingual Book (Greek - English) The Life of Cleopatra

    by Bilinguals ...
    Discover the Fun, Addictive Way to Learn Greek! Introducing Our New Bilingual Text Series Each Unique Story is Inspired by a Historical Figure & Written in Modern Language for Readers of All Ages to Enjoy!   Looking for a fun way to learn Greek? We’ve got the book series for you! Our new bilingual text series features books written Greek for all skill levels. Translated sentence by sentence, the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Chasing Lost Time

    The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator

    by Jean Findlay ...
    C. K. Scott Moncrieff’s celebrated translation of Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which would exhaust and consume the translator, leading to his early death at the age of just forty. Joseph Conrad told him, ‘I was more interested and fascinated by your rendering than by Proust’s creation’: some literary figures even felt it was an improvement on ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Drout's Quick and Easy Old English

    Michael DC Drout has now transformed his classic "King Alfred's Grammar" into a comprehensive guide for learning Old English. Appropriate for students and enthusiasts alike, Drout's Quick and Easy Old English presents the basics of the language in an accessible form. Even the most novice student can learn to read the classics of medieval literature in their original language with this system.Drout ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Epictetus

    A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life

    by A. A. Long ...
    The philosophy of Epictetus, a freed slave in the Roman Empire, has been profoundly influential on Western thought: it offers not only stimulating ideas but practical guidance in living one's life. A. A. Long, a leading scholar of later ancient philosophy, gives the definitive presentation of the thought of Epictetus for a broad readership. Long's fresh and vivid translations of a selection of the ... Read more

    $63.99 AUD

  • Translating Myself and Others

    by Jhumpa Lahiri ...
    Luminous essays on translation and self-translation by the award-winning writer and literary translatorTranslating Myself and Others is a collection of candid and disarmingly personal essays by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, who reflects on her emerging identity as a translator as well as a writer in two languages.With subtlety and emotional immediacy, Lahiri draws on Ovid’s myth of ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Talk Dirty Spanish

    Beyond Mierda: The curses, slang, and street lingo you need to Know when you speak espanol

    ¿Qué pasa, gringo?Whether at a cantina in Mexico or a discothèque in Spain, you better know how to shoot the s#*!. Luckily for you, Talk Dirty: Spanish dishes all the dirty sayings in a variety of dialects. Packed with plenty of four-letter words, habañero-hot insults, and wicked expressions, this book will have you speaking like a true hombre. The Spanish-to-English translations will help you ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Italian Short Stories for Beginners - English Italian

    50 Dialogues with bilingual reading and 50 amazing Koala images to Learn Italian for Beginners

    Book 6 - Learn Italian For Beginners
    **Ciao!Hello!Do you understand this first Italian word? Yes, you do!How?**Because you read it using a new technique: bilingual reading (parallel text).How it works?It's simple: bilingual reading works by reading two versions of the same book or text at the same time.One version is in the language you want to learn (here you will learn Italian words) and the other version is in your native language ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Italian Short Stories For Beginners (Vol 2)

    Italian Made Simple in 10 stories, Learn Italian fast with the Bilingual Reading Method

    Book 3 - Learn Italian For Beginners
    Welcome to the second volume of Italian short stories for beginners.Here you will find 10 more stories to help you learn Italian in a new and interesting way!Ciao!Hello!Do you understand this first Italian word? Yes, you do!Why?Because it was presented to you using a new technique that is making learning languages easier than ever – the ... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Talk Dirty French

    Beyond Merde: The curses, slang, and street lingo you need to Know when you speak francais

    Let's be sérieux!Can't quite come up with the right French quip or four-letter word? With Talk Dirty: French, you'll be able to put your (middle) finger on it. Each entry provides an individual foreign gem, a useful French sentence employing the word, the expression's English counterpart, and its literal translation.Whether you're a native-speaker, world traveler, or just looking to tell off those ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Learn Norwegian - Bilingual Book (Norwegian - English) The Life of Cleopatra

    by Bilinguals ...
    Discover the Fun, Addictive Way to Learn Norwegian! Introducing Our New Bilingual Text Series Each Unique Story is Inspired by a Historical Figure & Written in Modern Language for Readers of All Ages to Enjoy!   Looking for a fun way to learn Norwegian? We’ve got the book series for you! Our new bilingual text series features books written Norwegian for all skill levels. Translated sentence by ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Learn Spanish - Audiobook - Bilingual Book (Spanish - English) The Life of Cleopatra

    by Bilinguals ...
    Audiobook Inside ! See links inside the book to download your mp3.   Discover the Fun, Addictive Way to Learn Spanish! Introducing Our New Bilingual Text Series Each Unique Story is Inspired by a Historical Figure & Written in Modern Language for Readers of All Ages to Enjoy!   Looking for a fun way to learn Spanish? We’ve got the book series for you! Our new bilingual t... ... Read more

    $5.90 AUD

  • Learn Kiswahili Fast

    by Hesbon R.M ...
    Learn Kiswahili Fast is a Simplified Version for Students that can be used by beginners to learn and understand Kiswahili very fast. Swahili is spoken in many countries of eastern, central, and southern Africa. This book contains swahili lessons for beginners and swahili words and their meanings that would enable you to speak Kiswahili free. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Doll's House and Other Plays

    by Henrik Ibsen ...
    Translated by Deborah Dawkin, Erik Skuggevik ...
    A Doll's House/Ghosts/Pillars of the Community/An Enemy of the People'Our home has never been anything other than a play-house. I've been your doll-wife here, just as at home I was Daddy's doll-child'These four plays established Ibsen as the leading figure in the theatre of his day, sending shockwaves throughout Europe and beyond. A Doll's House scandalized audiences with its free-thinking heroine ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD