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Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Claire Foster

Claire Foster is a writer, translator, and bookseller in Toronto.

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Between Texts

Notes on literary translation November 2023
The literary translator perches between two different texts with distinct cultural origins and political histories. Depending on the languages involved, her eyes may travel from right to left or left to right; they may even close for a nap. She might prepare a snack, email friends, or scroll through her social media feeds. Perhaps she’ll take a walk to think through a particularly knotty…