Diplomat, Actor, Translator, Spy

Paperback / softback
Lavishly published by Sylph Editions with the Center for Writers and Translators at the American University of Paris, the Cahiers Series features some of the most venerable names in literature as they embark on unique explorations in writing and translation. The newest additions to this groundbreaking collection exemplify the mission of the series. Her Not All Her is a dramatic work by Nobel Prize - winning writer Elfriede Jelinek, in which she writes to and about the great Swiss writer Robert Walser. In Diplomat, Actor, Translator, Spy, Bernard Turle offers a window onto the working life of a translator, from craft and practice to motivations and frustrations. Finally, Phantoms of Nature , a collaboration between writer Jeffrey Greene and artist Ralph Petty, offers a deeply personal mapping of rural America and the French countryside of Burgundy and the Ardeche.