Len Rix is a poet, critic, and former literature professor who has translated six books by Antal Szerb, including the novel Journey by Moonlight
(available as an NYRB Classic) and, most recently, The Martian’s Guide to Budapest
. In 2006 he was awarded the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize for his translation of Magda Szabó’s The Door
(also available as an NYRB Classic), which was one of The New York Times Book Review
’s ten best books of 2015.