On Translating Hocus Bogus

Written at high speed and completed in January 1976, Hocus Bogus is one of the most alarmingly effective mystifications in all literature. More

Hocus Bogus

There is no beginning. I was begotten—just like you—and since then I’ve been lumbered. More

David Bellos to Speak at McNally Jackson

David Bellos, the eminent translation scholar, brilliant translator of Georges Perec, and runner-up for this year’s PEN Translation Prize will be speaking this Thursday, October 13 at McNally Jackson… More