Translations of Sylvie's book

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Re: Sylvie's book in Italian and Hebrew

Postby Christiane » Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:22 pm

Hi MaryB and Roman,
the German translation of Sylvie's book is very good.
Some of the examples Mark Twain mentioned are obsolete.
Today "monster words" are used mainly in administrative language.
By the way "Unabhaengigkeitserklaerung" means "declaration of
independence" and that's not much shorter in English.
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby jarkko » Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:45 am

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The Norwegian edition of Sylvie's bio will be on sale at the end of this week (very good timing - Leonard will be in Oslo next Tuesday).
Translated by Håvard Rem, ISBN: 9788202410407

Thanks to Henry for sharing the news!
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby lizzytysh » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:34 am

EXCELLENTE !!!
Hope some are able to come across Leonard somewhere and get their book in their original language signed.
Keep them coming, Sylvie's translators :) !
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Polish edition

Postby jarkko » Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:49 am

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The Polish edition of Sylvie's book will be out any day now.
It will be published by www.marginesy.com.pl
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby lizzytysh » Sun Sep 08, 2013 3:28 am

The Poles are so deserving of this.
Glad to know it's about to happen for them.
Thanks, Jarkko :D .
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New book about Leonard Cohen in Poland

Postby ewelahoracy » Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:33 pm

Hello, I want to share my joy with you - as the Leonard`s fan I always greet with joy all publications about my favourite artist - and a new book about this artist was just published in last days in Poland.

http://www.weltbild.pl/leonard-cohen-je ... #longDescr

Quotation from the description of the book :

" 'Leonard Cohen. I`m your man' it is a biography of the phenomenal poet and the songster written up to the standards of his talent. In her extensive, for profusely illustrated book Sylvie Simone is presenting the way of Leonard Cohen to the world hit charts, artistic work giving fruit with crowds of fans and highest awards, his stark choices concerning the spiritual life and personal vicissitudes.
Memories of important women in his life, of friends, of partners and conversation with Cohen are creating the unique story - about poetry, music, elaboratenesses of love, about the meaning of the life, about the religion. Cohen - the champion and the fencer of the word - was portrayed with words from interviews, his own poems (in original versions and the Polish translation), with songs.

Who was Susanne from the famous Leonard`s song? Why in his song did he say goodbye to beloved Marianne? Who are legendary Sisters of Mercy? What role in the life of the "short Canadian Jew" how they were talking about him, did a Buddhist spiritual leader? Many mysteries will become clear thanks to reading this - indeed extensive, because as many as 600 pages - of monograph."


Of course I ordered this book already - at least I suppose many news on it is repeated and well-known to me, but I must have every book about him ;-)


PS. by the way I am loving this photograph on the cover!
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby jarkko » Sun Oct 20, 2013 6:14 pm

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This is not a new translation but a new de luxe paperback edition in Canada!

It's large-sized with gatefold sleeves and high quality paper and glossy pages for the photos
ISBN 978-0-7710-8041-8
570 pages
Price $24.95
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby jeremek » Thu Mar 27, 2014 12:37 am

The Polish television presented the Polish edition of the biography - here's a links to this program:

http://drhguy.com/2014/03/26/video-anit ... hn-porter/

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=596806813727852 (word about the book starts at 1:08 minutes ends at 6:00 minutes and the song is in English)
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby jarkko » Fri May 09, 2014 10:12 am

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The Chinese edition of Sylvie's bio was released on 28th April by CNS - China South Publishing & Media Group Co.- which is based in Beijing and Shanghai.
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby lizzytysh » Sat May 10, 2014 3:08 am

What a BEAUTIFUL cover, too, with the light blue Chinese lettering, et al.
The interpretations JUST KEEP COMING 8) !!! :D :D :D
Good on you, Sylvie!
Well deserved :D
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby LY24 » Thu Dec 10, 2015 3:24 pm

:D 《我是你的男人》
非常感谢作者——Sylvie!

I'm a Chinese reader.this book very good for me!
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Re: Translations of Sylvie's book

Postby jarkko » Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:49 pm

Here is another recent Chinese book: The Favourite Game, published in Shanghai


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