The Employees: A Workplace Novel of the 22nd Century

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Price
$19.95  $18.55
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
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. In collaboration with the Danish publisher Gyldendal she edited a selection of Tove Ditlevsen's writings that relaunched Ditlevsen readership worldwide. Her novel The Employees was shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize. SOPHIA HERSI SMITH and JENNIFER RUSSELL are translators living in Copenhagen. Together, they have translated fiction and poetry by Danish writers such as Tove Ditlevsen, Marianne Larsen, and Rakel Haslund-Gjerrild.

Martin Aitken holds a PhD in linguistics and gave up university tenure to translate literature. His translations have been published on both sides of the Atlantic and have appeared in the Literary Review, AGNI, Boston Review, and A Public Space, among other publications. He lives in rural Denmark.