Three NYRB Classics Titles Shortlisted for the PEN Translation Prize

NYRB is pleased to announce that three of our titles have been shortlisted for the PEN Translation Prize, awarded each year for a book-length translation from any language into English. The following books made the shortlist:

An Armenian Sketchbook by Vasily Grossman, translated by Elizabeth and Robert Chandler

Transit by Anna Seghers, translated by Margot Bettauer Dembo

Autobiography of a Corpse by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky, translated by Joanne Turnbull & Nikolai Formozov

Winners will be announced later in the summer. To read more about the 2014 PEN Literary Awards click here.

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