Few Latvian literary works make it to Estonian readers

  • 2013-03-20
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - Estonian bookstores often have a fair share of translated works by Nordic authors, but rarely can one find translated Latvian literature. It’s not that Latvia doesn’t have good writing, sources told ERR radio; there is just a lack of Latvian-to-Estonian translators.There is much more Estonian literature translated into Latvian, ranging from classics such as Jaan Kross and Jaan Kaplinski to younger generation Andrus Kivirahk and Contra. Latvian translators and publishers gladly pick up Estonian literature, says Latvian poet and translator Guntars Godins. Unfortu...
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