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Michael Hofmann

The poet Michael Hofmann has won numerous prizes for his German translations.

Awards

Winner — New York Times Notable Selection, 2001

Books by Michael Hofmann

  • Michael Kohlhaas

    Heinrich von Kleist, Michael Hofmann

    Paperback, 2020

    An extraordinary masterpiece of German literature, now in a gripping new English translation
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    The Wandering Jews

    Joseph Roth, Michael Hofmann

    Paperback, 2001

    The classic portrait of a vanished people.
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    The Seventh Well: A Novel

    Fred Wander, Michael Hofmann

    Paperback, 2008

    "Shockingly brutal, profoundly transcendent." --Seattle Times
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    What I Saw: Reports from Berlin 1920-1933

    Joseph Roth, Michael Hofmann, Michael Hofmann

    Paperback, 2004

    "[Joseph Roth] is now recognized as one of the twentieth century's great writers."—Anthony Heilbut, Los Angeles Times Book Review
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    A Sad Affair: A Novel

    Wolfgang Koeppen, Michael Hofmann

    Hardcover, 2003

    A romantic roman à clef that tells the story of Sibylle, one of the greatest literary femmes fatales since Salomé.
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    Joseph Roth: A Life in Letters

    Joseph Roth, Michael Hofmann, Michael Hofmann

    Hardcover, 2012

    The monumentality of this biographical work further establishes Joseph Roth—with Kafka, Mann, and Musil—in the twentieth-century literary canon.
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    The Seventh Well: A Novel

    Fred Wander, Michael Hofmann

    Hardcover, 2007

    A novel of total absorption, a heroic achievement, and one—despite the modesty of its author—destined for literary transcendence.
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    Death in Rome

    Wolfgang Koeppen, Michael Hofmann

    Paperback, 2001

    A prophetic novel that ranks with The Tin Drum and W. G. Sebald's The Emigrants as one of the essential works of contemporary European fiction.
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    The Hothouse: A Novel

    Wolfgang Koeppen, Michael Hofmann

    Paperback, 2002

    "A recovered masterpiece....Remarkable as a sidelong, searing appraisal of the legacy of the Nazi years."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
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    The Collected Stories of Joseph Roth

    Joseph Roth, Michael Hofmann

    Paperback, 2003

    The Collected Stories, in its variety and force, is the essential introduction to the fiction of Joseph Roth.