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Harry Potter and the Braille Unification

In the taxonomy of publications I have developed to capture all the linguistically interesting (print) editions of the Harry Potter books, there is one little used category: “transliteration”. Whereas “translation” is rendering text from...


All the Pretty Books – New Website

If you collect translations and use Instagram, undoubtedly you know Carly, aka. @alltheprettybooks. She has recently put her collection on her new website: alltheprettybooks.net! Be sure to stop by!


Armenian Prisoner of Azkaban Released!

Title: Հարրի Փոթերը և Ազքաբանի կալանավորը Transliteration (ISO-9985): Harri P’ot’erë ew Azk’abani kalanavorë Translator: Alvard J̌ivanyan ISBN: 978-9939-68-605-9 Published: 2017 Publisher: Zangak Publishing House Purchase from: Zangak directly.


Harry Potter and the Urdu Pirate

While researching the two Urdu ‘hehs’ I happened across an set of unauthorized Urdu translations of PS-GOF! The translations were done by Moazzam Javed Bukhari who appears to be a legit translator and children’s...


New Romanian Translations!

These kind of slipped by me until I noticed COS and POA on alltheprettybooks‘s site. I knew about the first book (and have it of course!) but that was before Potterglot was a thing....