The Naked Eye

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Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
228
Dimensions
4.9 X 0.6 X 6.8 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811217392
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About the Author

Yoko Tawada writes in both Japanese and German and has received the Akutagawa, Lessing, Noma, Adelbert von Chamisso and Tanizaki prizes. Last year her novel The Emissary won the National Book Award.
Susan Bernofsky is the acclaimed translator of Hermann Hesse, Robert Walser, and Jenny Erpenbeck, and the recipient of many awards, including the Helen and Kurt Wolff Prize and the Hermann Hesse Translation Prize. She teaches literary translation at Columbia University and lives in New York.

Reviews

Tawada's chilling evocations of disorientation are the peers of Paul Bowles' most chilling stories.
A distinguished contribution to the unique paranoid style of the new European novel.--Anis Shivani
Her finest stories dramatize the fate of the individual in a mobilized world.--Benjamin Lytal,
Honorable Mention: one of the 10 Best Books of 2009.--Anis Shivani