Kとの類似から、Mはテープから起した英文のようです。ただし、「失礼しました、大統領」（M前半和訳）に相当する部分は書き起こされていません。K和訳は、ハアレツ紙のみにある’’ This is an impression, of course, that I would not wish to give. I do not approve of any war, and I do not support any nation.’’にあたる部分を含んでいますが、M前半和訳はそれを含みません。
（K）Politicians do it, too, as we all know.
（M）Some politicians do it, too, as we all know.
（K）The lies of novelists differ from others, however,
（M）The lies of novelists, however, differ from others,
（K）the novelist can bring a truth out to a new place
（M）the novelist can bring out the truth to a new place
（K）it is virtually impossible to grasp a truth
（M）it is virtually impossible to grasp the truth
（K）This is why we try to grab its tail
（M）This is why … we are trying to grab its tail
（K）where the truth-lies within us,
（M）where the truth lies within us,
（K）a few days in the year when I do not engage in telling lies,
（M）a few days in the year I do not engage in telling lies,
（K）In Japan a fair number of people advised me
（M）Back in Japan a fair number of people advised me
（K）Some even warned me they would instigate a boycott
（M）Some even warned me that they would instigate a boycott
（K）after receiving notice of the award,
（M）after receiving notice of this award,
（K）accepting a literary prize was the proper thing to do, whether
（M）accepting a literary prize is a proper thing to do, and whether
（K）that I supported one side in the conflict, that
（M）that I supported one side in the conflict, and that
（K）One reason for my decision was that
（M）One reason for my decision is that
（K）Perhaps, like many other novelists,
（M）Like many other novelists,
（K）If people are telling me—and especially if they are warning me— “Don’t go there,” “Don’t do that,” I tend to want to
（M）If people are telling me, and especially if they are warning me, “Don’t go there,” or “Don’t do that,” I tend to … want to
（K）They cannot genuinely trust anything they have not seen
（M）They cannot genuinely trust anything that they haven’t seen
（K）Please do allow me to deliver a message, one very personal message. It is something that I always keep in mind
（M）So, please do allow me to deliver a message--one very personal message. It is something I keep in my mind … always keep in mind
（K）it is carved into the wall of my mind, and it goes
（M）it is carved into the wall of my mind. It goes
（K）no matter how right the wall may be and how wrong the egg,
（M）no matter how right the wall may be, how wrong the egg,
（K）What is the meaning of this metaphor?
（M）What is the meaning of this metaphor, of the wall and the egg?
（K）The eggs are the unarmed civilians who are crushed and burned and shot by them.
（M）The eggs are unarmed civilians who are crushed, burned and shot by them.
（K）This is one meaning of the metaphor.
（M）This is one meaning of this metaphor that is true.