Congratulations to Ian Buruma and Donald Nicholson-Smith! June 10, 2015

This week, Ian Buruma won the 2015 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay for his collection Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War. This fall, NYRB will reissue Buruma’s classic The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan.

Donald Nicholson-Smith won the 28th Annual Translation Prize of the French-American Foundation and Florence Gould Foundation for fiction for his translation of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s The Mad and the Bad. NYRB Classics also publishes Nicholson-Smith’s translation of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s Fatale.