by David Bellos - £9.99 Penguin Books Ltd (Particular Books) (2012)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780241954300 | ISBN 10: 0241954304
How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This question is at the heart of David Bellos's funny, wise and life-affirming language book, which shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at the heart of everything we do - and makes us who we are.
Selected by The New York Times as one of the 100 Notable Books of 2011.
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