translation

The art of translating Indra Bahadur Rai

Interview with Nepali author and translator Prawin Adhikari.

| May 10, 2018

Looking for voices

The landscape of literary translation in India leaves much to be explored.

| Sep 01, 2016

Food for train journeys

Arunava Sinha’s collection of translated Bengali short stories offers a quirky mix of the expected and the unknown.

| Jul 27, 2016

In lieu of a travelogue

Translations from a 1982 Serbian travelogue about Nepal appearing for the first time in English.

| Oct 15, 2015

Community leader

A short story about a Pakistani immigrant in the UK.

| Jan 07, 2015

Ricefields

A first-time translation of the short story ‘Dhaan’ by Bengali writer Jyotirmoyee Devi

Changing literature, changing country

Himal speaks to noted Nepali literary critic Khagendra Sangroula.

| Oct 15, 2012

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