‘Mind expanding’, ‘timeless and timely’ announcing the 2020 Society of Authors Translation Prizes shortlists

The judges said of this year’s shortlist: The field for the John Florio Prize this year was immensely rich, showing the breadth and depth of contemporary Italian writing, as well as the potential for rediscovery of forgotten fragments of the literary tradition. Through the outstanding work of their translators, I enjoyed reading everything from 19th-century …

CURZIO MALAPARTE: THE CRUELTY OF LITERATURE BOOK LAUNCH with Franco Baldasso at The Center for Italian Modern Art in Soho

24 SEPTEMBER 2019 / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CIMA is thrilled to host a book launch and conversation with the author of “Curzio Malaparte: The cruelty of Literature,” Franco Baldasso and NYRB translator and novelist Jenny McPhee Curzio Malaparte is today at the center of an international debate reappraising his work as a key …