'Anna Karenina'

Host Lisa Simeone talks with the translators of a new English edition of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, Anna Karenina (Viking Penguin/2001). Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear are a husband and wife translating team. She's Russian, he's American. They talk about the delicate art of translation.



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