Winning Author Jussi Valtonen Visited the Kaisa Library

Finlandia literature prize winning author Jussi Valtonen visited the Helsinki University Library on June 4. He was interviewed by Laura Noreila from the League of Finnish-American Friendship Societies. During the 1-hour interview the audience took the opportunity to ask questions, mainly about the plot and characters of Valtonen’s winning book, “He eivät tiedä mitä tekevät”.
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How “Tuntematon sotilas” Became “Unknown Soldiers”

The American Resource Center had the pleasure of hosting a lecture by translator Liesl Yamaguchi at Helsinki University Library on April 28. Liesl’s translation of Väinö Linna’s “Tuntematon sotilas” was published on April 30th. The translation process was long and laborious, requiring countless hours of background research and expert interviews with military representatives both in Finland and the ...
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