The Employees: A Workplace Novel of the 22nd Century

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Price
$19.95  $18.55
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
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Pages
144
Dimensions
4.94 X 7.62 X 0.68 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811231350

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About the Author

Olga Ravn (born 1986) is a Danish novelist and poet. Her debut poetry collection, I Devour Myself Like Heather, appeared to critical acclaim in 2012. Alongside Johanne Lykke Holm she ran the feminist performance group and writing school Hekseskolen from 2015 to 2019. In collaboration with Danish publisher Gyldendal she edited a selection of Tove Ditlevsen's texts and books that relaunched Ditlevsen readership worldwide. Her new book, My Work, is forthcoming from New Directions in 2023.

Martin Aitken has translated a score of books into English and Danish, including Janne Teller's Nothing (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum and Strident Publishing) which received both a Printz Honor and a Batchelder Honor, the most prestigious awards for young adult fiction in the US. In 2012 he was awarded the American-Scandinavian Foundation's Nadia Christensen Translation Prize. His translation of Pia Juul's The Murder of Halland was longlisted for The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2012 and for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2014.He has also translated three crime thrillers by Nordic noir phenomenon Jussi Adler-Olsen for Penguin (Dutton in the US). Martin Lives in Rural Denmark.