Translation Awards

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  1. Book ImageThe Decameron

    Giovanni Boccaccio, Wayne A. Rebhorn

    “Rebhorn deserves our gratitude for an eminently persuasive translation. . . . I celebrate his accomplishment.”—Edith GrossmanMore

  2. Book ImageHovering at a Low Altitude: The Collected Poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch

    Dahlia Ravikovitch, Chana Bloch, Chana Kronfeld

    “[Ravikovitch’s] poems hum their messages like tuning forks. . . . [She] reaches visionary heights.”—Margot Lurie, New CriterionMore

  3. Book ImageThe Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary

    Robert Alter

    One of Newsweek’s Best Books of the Year and winner of the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement.More

  4. Book ImageThe Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary

    Robert Alter

    "A modern classic....Thrilling and constantly illuminating."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book WorldMore

  5. Book ImageÉcrits: The First Complete Edition in English

    Jacques Lacan, Bruce Fink

    “Fink’s precise new translation makes this pivotal period in Lacan’s thought more accessible to English speakers.”—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewMore

  6. Book ImageMetamorphoses: A New Translation

    Ovid, Charles Martin, Bernard M. W. Knox

    "A version that has been long awaited, and likely to become the new standard."—Michael Dirda, Washington PostMore

  7. Book ImageMiracle Fair: Selected Poems of Wislawa Szymborska

    Wislawa Szymborska, Joanna Trzeciak, Czeslaw Milosz

    "Miracle Fair is Szymborska at her very best."—Harvard Book ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageSelected Poems and Prose of Paul Celan

    Paul Celan, John Felstiner

    The most wide-ranging volume of the work of Europe's leading postwar poet, including previously unpublished writings.More

  9. Book ImageGargantua and Pantagruel

    François Rabelais, Burton Raffel

    Biting and bawdy, smart and smutty, lofty and low, Gargantua and Pantagruel is fantasy on the grandest of scales, told with an unquenchable thirst for all of human experience.More