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MARIAN SCHWARTZ is a prize-winning translator of Russian fiction, history, biography, criticism, and fine art. She has translated authors as diverse as Slavnikova, Lermontov and Goncharov, and is the principal English translator of the works of Nina Berberova. Her most recent translations include Mikhail Shishkin’s Maidenhair (Open Letter) and Andrei Gelasimov’s The Lying Year (AmazonCrossing). Schwartz is the recipient of two translation fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and is a past president of the American Literary Translators Association.
Chtenia:Spring 2017 The Book of Happiness, loosely based on Nina Berberova’s years spent living in Paris, follows the
heroine Vera as she struggles through life abroad with a dying husband. After his passing, Vera
meets a stranger who opens her eyes to what it means to be truly content. Author: Nina Berberova Translator:Marian Schwartz
Chtenia:Fall 2015 Berberova sets her haunting story in a France on the verge of invasion in 1940. The image of an unexpectedly resurrected Mozart represents the immortality of art and culture. Author: Nina Berberova Translator:Marian Schwartz