James McConnachie speaks with Julia Copus about the plight of non-fiction books in an internet age, his travel writing adventures and the joy of (writing about) sex.
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Ros Schwartz speaks with Ann Morgan about translating classic literature, learning to ventriloquise other writers, the importance of leaving some words untranslated and the linguistic challenges of the front-loading washing machine.
Nick Caistor speaks with Ann Morgan about discovering other realities through language learning at school and in Argentina, the chameleon nature of translation and challenges such as humour, and the importance of maintaining a regular creative writing practice in your own language.