Concord, Massachusetts

Two weeks of talks, readings, and discussions celebrating the written and the spoken word.

Julia Xianju Du

Events: Translating Thoreau: A Panel Discussion

Julia Xianju Du is an author, translator, and software professional, who graduated from Peking University in Beijing, China, studied Jewish history and Israeli politics at Oxford, and earned her doctorate at Brandeis University. Dr. Du’s translation of Walden: The Fully Annotated Edition came out in 2015 to critical acclaim and was reprinted four times within the first eight months; a paperback version is expected to come out later this year.