2020-09-04 20:45:00

Jewish publishing house becomes a laureate of translation prize at the Moscow International Book Fair

Moscow, September 4, Interfax - The Knizhniki publishing house of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia has become a laureate of the prize introduced by Russia's Translators Guild Master held in frames of the Moscow International Book Fair.

Two books by Philipp Roth published by Knizhniki were nominated for the prize in prose nomination: novel The Prague Orgy translated by Olesya Kachanova was included in short list of the prize, and Zuckerman Unbound translated by Vera Prorokova won the first prize and became the only laureate in this nomination, organizers told the journalists.

Philipp Roth, an American writer and scenarist, died in May 2018. He wrote over 25 novels and was a laureate of the Pulitzer Prize and the Booker Prize.

Knizhniki published seven novels by Philipp Roth. The publishing house is going to publish all other novels of the author, which have not been translated into Russian yet, as it has exclusive rights for publication Roth's novels in Russian.