Tagged with English language

London Book Fair 2012: A Personal Perspective

I attended the London Book Fair at Earls Court this month; the first time in several years. I was left with several over-riding impressions. The Fair remains the premier International Book Fair. It was busy – very busy – with 25,000 delegates, half from overseas, attracted by the 1,500 exhibitors from 57 countries. The Bookseller suggested … Continue reading

Bible Translation: Does getting it right matter?

IT’S HARD TO MISS THE FACT that this year, 2011, marks the 400th Anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible, the Bible translation that sparked a revolution in giving ordinary people access to the Bible in their own language — provided, of course, that their language was English; but around the world there … Continue reading