The Fruit of our Labour - writing and translating from Slovenia

Nov 07, 2021, 06:24 AM

'The Fig Tree' by Slovene author Goran Vojnović is an intergenerational family saga, set against the backdrop of the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. Host Joe Williams talks to Goran and translator Olivia Hellewell about the book’s narrative structure and themes, and the challenges of reproducing the Balkan context of the book for an English-language audience This podcast is re-posted here from Trafika Europe Radio · literary livestream: