It's the school holidays. So here's just a brief roundup of stuff.
My sometimes partner-in-crime Amanda DeMarco tells you all about Berlin as a literary borough
Marian Ryan does a similar Slow Travelling thing for live events
Howard Curtis hits the nail on the head in an explanation of what translators do for Guardian readers' kids
Booktrust launches a vox-pop readers' project accompanying the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize
And Other Stories' (non-translated but nevertheless fab) writer Deborah Levy reading in Germany
And Other Stories seeking NY-based part-timer to roll out their very exciting new distribution thing in the US
Tim Parks despairs with translation once again
There's probably much more but hey, it's the school holidays.