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Margaret Jull Costa

MARGARET JULL COSTA is a three-time winner of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. For New Directions, she has translated works by Rafael Chirbes, Javier Marías, Fernando Pessoa, Eça de Queirós, and Enrique Vila-Matas.

Books by Margaret Jull Costa

  • 9780393342338 72

    The Land at the End of the World: A Novel

    António Lobo Antunes, Margaret Jull Costa

    Paperback, 2012

    "Brilliant…harrowing…Packs the impact of an exploding mortar shell." —Kai Maristed, Los Angeles Times
  • 9780811222846 72

    On the Edge

    Rafael Chirbes, Margaret Jull Costa, Valerie Miles

    Paperback, 2016

    On the Edge is a monumental fresco of a brutal contemporary Spain in free fall
  • 9780811218122 72

    Your Face Tomorrow: Poison, Shadow, and Farewell

    Javier Marías, Margaret Jull Costa

    3, Hardcover, 2010

    Your Face Tomorrow, Javier Marías’s daring novel in three parts culminates triumphantly in this much-anticipated final volume.
  • 9780811223461 72

    Vampire in Love

    Enrique Vila-Matas, Margaret Jull Costa

    Paperback, 2016

    “Arguably Spain’s most significant contemporary literary figure” (Joanna Kavenna, The New Yorker)
  • 9780871404961 72

    The Collected Stories of Machado de Assis

    Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Margaret Jull Costa, Robin Patterson, Michael Wood

    Hardcover, 2018

    A landmark event, the complete stories of Machado de Assis appear in English for the first time in this extraordinary new translation.
  • 9780811226936 72

    The Book of Disquiet: The Complete Edition

    Fernando Pessoa, Jerónimo Pizarro, Margaret Jull Costa

    Hardcover, 2017

    For the first time—and in the best translation ever—the complete Book of Disquiet, a masterpiece beyond comparison
  • 9781631495984 72

    Machado de Assis: 26 Stories

    Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Margaret Jull Costa, Robin Patterson, Michael Wood

    Paperback, 2019

    This “watershed collection” (The Wall Street Journal) now appears in a selected paperback edition with twenty-six of Machado’s finest stories.
  • What's in a Name

    Ana Luísa Amaral, Margaret Jull Costa

    Paperback, 2019

    Poems of effervescent grace from one of the best-known and best-loved poets of Portugal
  • Mac's Problem

    Enrique Vila-Matas, Margaret Jull Costa, Sophie Hughes

    Paperback, 2019

    Enrique Vila-Matas’s new novel is perhaps his greatest: “playful and funny and among the best Spanish novelists” (Colm Tóibín)