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In 'Babel,' author Rebecca F. Kuang explores translation as a tool of imperialism

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Many readers know author Rebecca F. Kuang for her gut-wrenching fantasy novels. Last year, she released “Babel: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution.”

The book explores translation as a tool of imperialism and instantly topped the New York Times Best Seller list.

Here & Now‘s Kalyani Saxena covered the book’s launch event in Boston last year.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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