B.J. Epstein

B.J. Epstein is a Senior Lecturer in Literature at the University of East Anglia, England, and a Swedish-to-English translator. Areas of research include children’s literature, LGBTQ literature, Holocaust literature, comics and graphic novels, and figurative language. For more information about B.J., click here.

Contributions to nordics.info

2019.02.21 | Article, B.J. Epstein, Culture

Translation in the Nordic countries

From a global point of view, few people speak the Nordic languages. Translation is therefore an everyday necessity for many Nordic people who do business and exchange ideas with those outside (and to some extent inside) the region. This has led to a healthy translation industry. Often up to 60% of books published by Nordic publishers are…