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Coming Next

  • Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais

Coming Soooooonnnnish

These are the next few on my list to research:

  • Twenty-thousand Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus
  • Candide by Voltaire
  • The Trial by Franz Kafka

There are many, many more titles I am keen to add.

Alas, I am only one person and I have other things to do.

If you want to get involved as a volunteer contributor, email me.

See links below for a complete list of pages already on the site.

Which Translation

How can I read Layla and Majnun in English?
What’s the best audiobook of Crime and Punishment?
What’s the best audiobook of The Brothers Karamazov?
What’s the best audiobook of The Count of Monte Cristo?
What’s the best English translation of Rizal’s novel Noli Me Tangere?
What’s the best translation of Anna Karenina?
What’s the best translation of Bambi?
What’s the best translation of Crime and Punishment?
What’s the best translation of Demons (Devils, The Possessed)?
What’s the best translation of Don Quixote? (Part 1)
What’s the best translation of Don Quixote? (Part 2)
What’s the best translation of Heidi?
What’s the best translation of In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of Things Past)? (Post 1)
What’s the best translation of In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of Things Past)? (Post 2)
What’s the best translation of Journey to the West?
What’s the best translation of Madame Bovary? (Part 1)
What’s the best translation of Madame Bovary? (Part 2)
What’s the best translation of Solaris by Stanislaw Lem?
What’s the best translation of Swann’s Way?
What’s the best translation of The Brothers Karamazov?
What’s the best translation of The Count of Monte Cristo?
What’s the best translation of The Dream of the Red Chamber?
What’s the best translation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame? (Part 1)
What’s the best translation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame? (Part 2)
What’s the best translation of The Idiot?
What’s the best translation of The Little Prince?
What’s the best translation of The Master and Margarita?
What’s the best translation of The Nine Cloud Dream?
What’s the best translation of The Tale of Genji?
What’s the best translation of The Three Musketeers? (Part 1)
What’s the best translation of The Three Musketeers? (Part 2)
What’s the best translation of War and Peace?
What’s the best translation of Les Miserables?
What’s the best translation of The Plague by Camus?

Reviews

Review of Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky (translated by Constance Garnett)
Review of Don Quixote by Cervantes (translated by P.A. Motteux)
Review of I Am a Cat by Soseki Natsume (translated by Aiko Ito and Graeme Wilson)
Review of Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (translated by Charles E. Wilbour)
Review of Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (translated by a commitee)
Review of Solaris by Stanislaw Lem (translated by Bill Johnston)
Review of The Art of War by Sun Tzu (translated by Lionel Giles)
Review of The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore (translated by Surendranath Tagore)
Review of The Plague by Camus (translated by Robin Buss)
Review of The Social Cancer / Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal (translated by Charles Derbyshire)
Review of The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu (translated by Ken Liu)
What do the star ratings mean?

FAQ

Are newer translations better?
Does the edition of a book matter?
How do we judge translations, anyway?
How do we know a book is out of print?
Is the copyright expired?
Should we judge a book by the cover?
What makes a translation accurate?
Why are there so many translations of the same work into English?
Why do page counts vary so much?