2011 Best Translated Award in Fiction March 28, 2011
Two NYRB Classics are finalists for the 2011 Best Translated Award in Fiction: Tove Jansson’s The True Deceiver, translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal, and Albert Cossery’s The Jokers, translated from the French by Anna Moschovakis.
The Best Translated Book Awards launched in 2007 as a way of bringing attention to great works of international literature. Quality of the original book and the artistry of the English translation are the criteria used in determining the winning titles.
The winners will be announced on Friday, April 29th at 9PM at the Bowery Poetry Club as part of the PEN World Voices Festival.