Unreading Dylan

Samuel Martin revisits Francis Cabrel’s 2012 album of Bob Dylan covers, «Vise le ciel», and asks how the translations and performances in French give new meaning to the songs.

Dirty Shirts & Bottle Tops

Samuel Martin examines Antonio Tabucchi’s French connections and savors two new books of dialogues between Tabucchi and his translators to mark the ten years since his death.

Are There Monkeys?

Samuel Martin takes an exploratory t(r)ack in reviewing a selection of the Lebanese-French writer Georges Schehadé’s « Poetries », translated from the French by Austin Carder.

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