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Sylvie Weil

Sylvie Weil is the author of critically-acclaimed memoir At Home with André and Simone Weil (2010), translated into several languages; several short story collections and a series of books about Rashi, including Elvina’s Mirror (2009) awarded the YA literature Prix Sorcières 2004.
Translation Matters
Author Boyd Tonkin wrote that, ‘To write, and to read, is to forever cross thresholds’. Translation opens up new vistas, refreshes language and fosters globalism. In a world where English is the lingua franca, translation enables authors to speak to far-flung audiences. Boyd is joined by panellists including Anna Blasiak, who translated the acclaimed Holocaust journal Renia’s Diary, and Peter Filkins, translator, and biographer of H.G. Adler, to discuss the challeng...