Idra Novey


Idra Novey appears in the following:

A Literary Translator Searches for a Mysterious Author in Brazil

Monday, February 22, 2016

When a famous Brazilian novelist mysteriously disappears, her translator embarks on a quest to find her in Idra Novey's debut novel "Ways to Disappear." 

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Why Translation Matters

Monday, July 12, 2010

Acclaimed translator Edith Grossman explains the cultural importance of translation. Her book Why Translation Matters looks at why translation is often ignored or misunderstood. She’ll be joined by Laurence Senelick, who just published translations of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard, and The Seagull; and Idra Novey, executive director of Columbia University’s Center for Literary Translation, whose most recent book of poetry is The Next Country.

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