So I just got the Hungarian copy of Furiously Happy and of course I had to run it through google translate to interpret it, and as usual, google translate did not disappoint. Or rather in continued to disappoint, but in a very entertaining way. Here’s the actual cover: But what happens if we translate it?Continue reading “Now I want to write a book about ravines.”
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IGNORING THE LIMITS OF DECENCY.
I just got a copy of the Russian version of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and I used google to poorly translate the cover and this is now becoming my new favorite thing. This is what it actually looks like in real life but after running running it through google’s auto-translating cameras, we get somethingContinue reading “IGNORING THE LIMITS OF DECENCY.”
Lost in translation. (AND CELEBRATION!)
I’m always very excited with a new translation of one of my books comes out, mostly because it gives me a chance to use google-translate to try (and fail) to determine what what the cover says. I just got the Polish version of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and it did not disappoint: And nowContinue reading “Lost in translation. (AND CELEBRATION!)”
Lost in translation?
Just saw that there’s now a Vietnamese edition of Furiously Happy, which is amazing and surreal. I always do a google translation on the covers, but this translation is probably one of my favorites: Cover translation? Of course, that’s just what my computer auto-translated it to and it’s probably wrong so I decided to useContinue reading “Lost in translation?”
Let’s Pretend This Is Sunday
So yesterday I had a weekly wrap-up to write but I didn’t because I am irresponsible and also I was very busy trying to not get Victor arrested and finding a home for a dead owl. Let me explain. Victor is in Japan and he found this adorable, old, tiny taxidermied owl at a fleaContinue reading “Let’s Pretend This Is Sunday”
Next month Hailey and Victor and I are going to Italy to visit an old friend. It is the first time we’ve ever been and will probably be the only time since we don’t travel much so we’re going to try to do Venice, Florence, Pisa, Rome and Pompeii in less than a week. ThatContinue reading “Italy!”