Susan Bernofsky

Susan Bernofsky is an author, translator and director of literary translation in the MFA Writing Program, Columbia University, New York, USA. She is a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, Germany. Her biography of Robert Walser is forthcoming in May from Yale University Press.

A century ago, the novelists Hermann Hesse and Thomas Mann depicted a world recovering from war and pandemic. What can we learn from translating their works today?

BY Susan Bernofsky |