Night as It Falls | Jakuta Alikavazovic | Granta

Night as It Falls

Jakuta Alikavazovic

Translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman

‘There wasn’t much money. His father had been blunt: the classes were fine, the rest wasn’t.’

Jakuta Alikavazovic

Jakuta Alikavazovic is a French writer of Bosnian and Montenegrin origins. Her debut novel, Corps Volatils, won the Prix Goncourt in 2008 for Best First Novel. She has translated works by Ben Lerner, David Foster Wallace and Anna Burns into French. She lives in Paris and writes a regular column for the daily newspaper Libération.

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Translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman

Jeffrey Zuckerman is a translator from French, most recently of Hervé Guibert, the Dardenne brothers and Jean Genet. He has been a finalist for the TA First Translation Prize and the French-American Foundation Translation Prize, and has won a PEN/Heim translation grant and the French Voices Awards Grand Prize.

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