This week on the bookish internet

  • I salute these street artists who correct graffiti in Quito. (mental_floss)
  • Lynne Truss shares the story of, possibly, the only author to be killed by a bad review. (The Guardian)
  • Boris Fishman has comically bad luck with translators of his work. (The New York Times)
  • And speaking of translation…Richard Lea rounds up a number of authors who are more popular in translation than they are in their native languages. (The Guardian)