Sometimes things are lost in translation, in the sense that the concept simply doesn’t exist in both languages. In Russia, for example, the word ‘babysitter’ does not compute. Someone other than family looking after your kids would be considered child neglect.
In his 2012 book, “America — What a Life!,” Nikolai Zlobin describes the monotonous American suburbs for 400 pages. It’s already in its fifth print run. Read more.