Translators say, “Show Me the Monnaie

In Europe by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O‚ÄôLeary BERLIN: Thousands of translators across Europe and the rest of the world spend their days and nights scanning their dictionaries and thesauruses for le mot juste, making their living working on everything from novels to air conditioner repair manuals. And while translators, particularly of literary texts, are ultimately tasked with the responsibility of matching the precision and …