(Upstate) New York

Yes, another blog post in English! Because it’s about the US and because I just kind of like, felt like it. (Americans still use ‘like’ a lot!) The long silence here partly has to do with the eighth book by Simon Beckett I translated, for which I had a bit of a tight deadline, but mostly with the war in Ukraine. It felt stupid to be writing about petty navel-gazing issues when all that was going on. And yes, unfortunately it’s still going on. But then we even went to the U.S., a trip we planned in October 2021, to combine Martin’s research with pleasure. [Lees verder]