Alex Zucker





Alex Zucker


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Alex's latest translation, The Devil's Workshop, by Jáchym Topol, was published by Portobello Books in 2013. It was named to the Fiction Longlist for the Best Translated Book Award, and received the Typographical Translation Award and an English PEN Award for Writing in Translation. Read more at http://the-devils-workshop-jachym-top....

In 2010, Alex received the ALTA National Translation Award for All This Belongs to Me, by Petra Hůlová. His translation of Jáchym Topol's first novel, City Sister Silver, was featured in 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die.

He is currently translating novels by Arnošt Lustig (private commission), Tomáš Zmeškal (Yale University Press), Heda Margolius Kovály (Soho Press), and Josef Jedlička (Karolinum Press)
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Average rating: 3.61 · 666 ratings · 115 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Innocence; or, Murder on St...

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City Sister Silver

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The Devil's Workshop

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All This Belongs to Me: A N...

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Case Closed: A Novel

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The Opportune Moment, 1855:...

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The Return of Kral Majales:...

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More Than One Life

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Love Letter in Cuneiform

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