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.