Alice Kaplan is the author of French Lessons: A Memoir
and The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach
, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the Los Angeles Times
Book Prize in History. She is also the author of a book on Louis Guilloux, The Interpreter
, and Looking for the Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic
, which was finalist for the Prix Medicis and the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism. Her translations from the French include Another November
and The Difficulty of Being a Dog
, both by Roger Grenier. She is the John M. Musser Professor of French, Yale University.