Book Giveaway! Life Writings in Translation

For the final week of National Translation Month, we’re celebrating it with an intimate look at the life and writings of Donald Keene, Jacque Schiffrin, Vladislav Khodasevich, and Chip Paing-yaunTomorrow, we’ll highlight the life and work of the late Donald Keene (June 18th, 1922 – February 24th, 2019)—a famed translator of Japanese literature. On Wednesday, Sandra Smith will reflect on her experience translating Amos Reichman’s biography Jacques Schiffrin: A Publisher in Exile, from Pléiade to Pantheon. On Thursday, translator Sarah Vitali will discuss Vladislav Khodasevich’s memoir Necropolis—a literary graveyard of Russian symbolism. And, we’ll wrap up on Friday with a piece about Chi Pang-yuan’s memoir The Great Flowing River: A Memoir of China, from Manchuria to Taiwan.

I the meantime, enter to win our drawing for a chance to win one of these essential works! 

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