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Brooklyn, NY


Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

French-American Foundation Translation Prizes

Scott Moncrieff Prizes

MLA Scaglione Literary Translation Prize

French Voices Awards

Best Translated Book Award - Fiction

Dolman Best Travel Book of the Year


Linda Coverdale


Contemporary, Creole, Fiction, Francophone

Recent titles:

  • The Punishment, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Yale University Press, 2020
  • Slave Old Man, Patrick Chamoiseau, New Press, 2018
  • Maigret Goes to School, Simenon, Penguin Modern Classics, 2017
  • "Julie's Life, " Emmanuel Carrère, Granta, 2016
  • The Emperor, C’est Moi, Hugo Horiot, Seven Stories Press, 2015
  • 1914, Jean Echenoz, New Press, 2014
  • Consolations of the Forest, Sylvain Tesson, Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2013
  • Lives Other than My Own, Emmanuel Carrère, Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, 2011
  • The Antelope's Strategy, Jean Hatzfeld, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2009
  • Wartime Writings: 1943-1949, Marguerite Duras, New Press, 2008


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