“When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed right there in his bed into some sort of monstrous insect.”

- Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis



Watch this page for the most recent information on forthcoming work and upcoming lectures, readings, book-launch parties and media appearances.


The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, foreword by David Cronenberg (New York: Norton, 2014)
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In Translation: Translators on Their Work And What It Means, ed. Esther Allen and Susan Bernofsky (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013)
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The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck (New York: New Directions and London: Portobello, forthcoming Nov. 1, 2014).
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Sept. 19, 2014
A Writer's Path (moderator), with Sudeep Sen, Jeet Thayil,
Geetanjali Shree, Vikram Chandra and Supriya Nair
Festival des Écrivains du Monde
Reid Hall, Columbia Global Centers | Europe
4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris
11:30 a.m.

Sept. 29, 2014
(Re)Translating Kafka's Metamorphosis, lecture
Wells-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
5:00 p.m.