Events with Madeline G. Levine, translator of 'A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising' October 08, 2015
Join NYRB Classics in celebrating the publication of the first unexpurgated edition of Miron Białoszewski's A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising at these events featuring Madeline G. Levine, who extensively revised her 1970 translation of Białoszewski's book for this new edition.
Wednesday, November 11th, 5:30 pm - 7 pm
Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies, Toy Lounge, Dey Hall, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Madeline G. Levine will discuss Białoszewski’s harrowing account of the Polish capital's rise against Nazi occupation in 1944 and her work translating the memoir with Ewa Wampuszyc, Assistant Professor of Polish Language and Literature in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages at UNC, Chapel Hill.
Thursday, November 12th, 7 pm
The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth Street Durham, NC
Madeline G. Levine will read from and discuss her translation of Białoszewski’s memoir.
Monday, November 16th, 7 pm
WORD Bookstore, 126 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, United States
Madeline G. Levine will be joined by writer and scholar Timothy Snyder (Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning) and fellow translator Alissa Valles to discuss Białoszewski’s autobiographical work, literary legacy, and the Warsaw Uprising. NYRB Classics editorial director Edwin Frank will moderate.
Co-sponsored by the Polish Cultural Institute New York