translations

Recipient of the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translation Prize, the Hermann Hesse Translation Prize, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, the Schlegel-Tieck Prize, the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize, a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and multiple awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Susan Bernofsky specializes in modernist and contemporary German-language literature.




The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, foreword by David Cronenberg
(New York: Norton, 2014)
Kafka's classic black comedy of nightmarish transformation.
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The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck
(New York: New Directions and London: Portobello, 2014).
A tale of many forking paths.
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The Black Spider by Jeremias Gotthelf (New York: New York Review Books
Classics, 2013)
After an accidental pact with the devil, a monstrous spider terrorizes a Swiss village.
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Microscripts by Robert Walser
(New York: Christine Burgin/New Directions, 2012)
Paperback edition with art by Maira Kalman.
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Siddhartha  by Hermann Hesse, with Translator’s Preface,
Foreword by Tom Robbins (New York, Modern Library, 2006).
The classic tale of a young man searching for enlightenment.
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