PD in 2018

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PD in 2018

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Among many others, the following authors'/artists' work has entered the public domain in 2018 in life+70 countries:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_in_p ... +_70_years

I particularly see two famous German writers there: Ricarda Huch and Hans Fallada. For the British, there is E. M. Hull.

(Some other lists are made for life+50 countries - they include artists like Réné Magritte, but most of us live in life+70 countries!)

Never included in such lists, but also very important, I think, are the countless translators whose now-PD work allows us to record famous classics in other languages!
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Re: PD in 2018

Post by Cori »

Oooh, good list, Viktor!

I spent some time looking at Hugh Lofting (Dr Doolittle) and Baroness Orczy (Scarlet Pimpernel) -- both have series started at LibriVox that could be finished here now. Expat Americans (and others!) might be interested in Willa Cather's later work too.
"The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not read them." — Samuel Butler
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