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French-American Translation Prize Finalists

I can’t find it on their website, but the French-American Foundation recently announced the finalists for their annual Translation Awards. These awards, which are co-sponsored by the Florence Gould Foundation, are given out to the best French translations in both fiction and non-fiction published in the past year. The winners will be announced at an award ceremony on May 26th.

Here are the fiction finalists:

And for non-fiction:

  • Ryan Bloom for Notebooks 1951-1959 by Albert Camus
  • Matthew Cobb and Malcolm Debevoise for Life Explained by Michel Morange
  • Janet Lloyd for Comparing the Incomparable by Marcel Detienne
  • Jeremy Mercer for Abolition by Robert Badinter
  • Richard A. Rand for Corpus by Jean-Luc Nancy


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