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The National Book Award Interviews

October 2023

The covers of the 10 books longlisted for the 2022 National Book Award in Translation
In celebration of this year’s National Book Award for Translated Literature, we spoke with the longlisted author-translator pairs to find out how each title and its subsequent translation came to be, and ask about the nuances of the translation process. Check back throughout the week as we publish more interviews.
Plus, read interviews with the 2022 National Book Award winners, finalists, and semifinalists.