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Alfred Birnbaum

Alfred Birnbaum’s translations include Haruki Murakami’s A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Natsuki Ikezawa’s A Burden of Flowers and The Navidad Affair, and Miyuki Miyabe’s All She Was Worth. His co-translation of Murakami’s Underground won the 2001 Sawagawa Foundation Translation Award, and his co-translation of Nu Nu Yi’s Smile as They Bow was short-listed for the 2007 Man Asia Literature Award.