Spain seems to be confused

I’m still working my way through Harry Potter y el prisoner de Azkaban. It’s actually my New Year’s resolution to finish it. However, there seems to be a translation faux pas. Let’s break it down, shall we? Here’s a passage from the book in Spanish: POR ORDEN DEL MINISTERIO DE MAGIA Si recuerda a los clientes que hasta nuevo adviso los […]

The Forbidden Book

We’ve all heard of writer’s block, right?  But I’m sure you’ve never heard of reader’s block.  I wasn’t quite sure I knew what it was myself.  I’ve certainly never had a problem with not reading anything.  If I got paid to read all day, that would be the best job in the world.