Fiction in translation in the UK

In The Guardian Paula Erizanu reports that Translated book sales are up, but Britain is still cut off from foreign literature. Some interesting numbers and explanations..

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A study commissioned by the Man Booker International Prize (and relying on Nielsen BookScan numbers) shows that there has been a surge of interest in books in translation in the UK, beginning with the observation that: “The volume sales of translated fiction books have grown by 96% since 2001 against a market which is falling overall”. Continue reading