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Book Title: Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World|
The author of the book: Ella Frances Sanders
Edition: Ten Speed Press
Date of issue: September 16th 2014
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An artistic collection of more than 50 drawings featuring unique, funny, and poignant foreign words that have no direct translation into English.
Did you know that the Japanese language has a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or that there’s a Finnish word for the distance a reindeer can travel before needing to rest?
Lost in Translation brings to life more than fifty words that don’t have direct English translations with charming illustrations of their tender, poignant, and humorous definitions. Often these words provide insight into the cultures they come from, such as the Brazilian Portuguese word for running your fingers through a lover’s hair, the Italian word for being moved to tears by a story, or the Swedish word for a third cup of coffee.
In this clever and beautifully rendered exploration of the subtleties of communication, you’ll find new ways to express yourself while getting lost in the artistry of imperfect translation.
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Read information about the authorElla Frances Sanders is a writer and illustrator, who happily cannot choose between words and pictures. She currently lives and works in the city of Bath, UK, without a cat.
Her first book, 'Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words' was published in September 2014 by Ten Speed Press and became an international bestseller. It sat on the New York Times bestseller list for 4 consecutive months, was an Amazon Best Book of 2014, and has had multiple printings in multiple countries, including Japan where over 100,000 copies have been sold. It was featured in places such as The New York Times Book Review, The New York Post, Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post, Brainpickings, Design*Sponge, Conde Nast Traveler, and Buzzfeed. This year, Lost in Translation was announced as the No.1 book for the biggest bookseller in Japan, Kinokuniya, which is only the second time a non-fiction title has ever been chosen for the award in the bookseller’s history.
Her second book 'The Illustrated Book of Sayings: Curious Expressions from Around the World' was published in September 2016 by Ten Speed Press and has also been printed in multiple countries. The Illustrated Book of Sayings made the San Francisco Chronicle, Fathom, and LA Times gift guides. It was Mental Floss’ 10 Must Read Books For Fall and featured by websites like It’s Nice That, The Telegraph, CityLab, and The Times of India.
She's currently working on her third book, An Illustrated Guide to The Universe, which will be published by Penguin in 2019.