Sunday, January 18, 2015

Bieganski "Gives Voice to the Voiceless"

Katarzyna Szuster Tardi, the translator translating "Bieganski" into Polish for Wysoki Zamek publishing, wrote the other day to report that she had finished translating the main body of the text.

Katarzyna's comments on the book touched me a lot, and with her permission I repeat them here.

"It's the most interesting book I've translated so far. It's been fruit for thought for me and the people close to me. I really do hope that the book makes a splash in Poland when it comes out. It should.

I don't necessarily feel that BiegaƄski is controversial. The arguments are based on academic research, and there is no spewing hatred towards anybody. I certainly appreciate you giving voice to a group of people who usually are rendered voiceless/unimportant/labeled as such and such."


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    1. Thank you Michal. And thank you for your continued contributions to the blog.

  2. Congratulations Danusha – well done! Please be sure to post when the translated Bieganski is published and in the book stores. I’d very much like for my recently found family in Biala Podlaska to read it.


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