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Linda Coverdale

Author of A Very Long Engagement

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A Very Long Engagement (Translator, some editions) 1,500 copies, 30 reviews
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced (Translator, some editions) 969 copies, 80 reviews
The Prophecy of the Stones (Translator, some editions) 736 copies, 14 reviews
The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien (Translator, some editions) 541 copies, 19 reviews
Pig Tales: A Novel of Lust and Transformation (Translator, some editions) 461 copies, 7 reviews
This Blinding Absence of Light (Translator, some editions) 448 copies, 16 reviews
Night at the Crossroads (Translator, some editions) 440 copies, 17 reviews
Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak (Translator, some editions) 367 copies, 8 reviews
The Misty Harbour (Translator, some editions) 364 copies, 15 reviews
The Blue Room (Translator, some editions) 355 copies, 11 reviews
Literature or Life (Translator, some editions) 329 copies, 6 reviews
The consolations of the forest : alone in a cabin on the Siberian taiga (Translator, some editions) 308 copies, 17 reviews
Maigret in New York (Translator, some editions) 301 copies, 11 reviews
Class Trip (Translator, some editions) 286 copies, 12 reviews
Ravel (Translator, some editions) 274 copies, 16 reviews
1914 (Translator, some editions) 264 copies, 20 reviews
A French Life (Translator, some editions) 229 copies, 7 reviews
"There Are Things I Want You to Know" about Stieg Larsson and Me (Translator, some editions) 186 copies, 6 reviews
Lightning (Translator, some editions) 171 copies, 9 reviews
A Frozen Woman (Translator, some editions) 118 copies, 2 reviews
Slave Old Man (Translator, some editions) 113 copies, 5 reviews
A Palace in the Old Village (Translator, some editions) 98 copies, 6 reviews
School Days (Translator, some editions) 87 copies, 4 reviews
The Antelope's Strategy: Living in Rwanda After the Genocide (Translator, some editions) 86 copies, 4 reviews
Breathing Underwater (Translator, some editions) 85 copies, 1 review
What the Night Tells the Day (Translator, some editions) 75 copies, 1 review
Chronicle of the Seven Sorrows (Translator, some editions) 69 copies, 2 reviews
Le petit garçon (Translator, some editions) 68 copies, 1 review
The Stones Cry Out: A Cambodian Childhood, 1975-1980 (Translator, some editions) 60 copies, 1 review
Shadows of a Childhood (Translator, some editions) 55 copies, 2 reviews
The Man on the Bench in the Barn (Translator, some editions) 55 copies, 5 reviews
Creole Folktales (Translator, some editions) 47 copies, 4 reviews
The Absolute Perfection of Crime (Translator, some editions) 45 copies, 2 reviews
Beyond Suspicion (Translator, some editions) 44 copies, 5 reviews
The art of sleeping alone : why one French woman suddenly gave up sex (Translator, some editions) 44 copies, 1 review
The Lecture (Translator, some editions) 43 copies, 2 reviews
Massacre River (Translator, some editions) 31 copies, 2 reviews
Rider on the Rain (Translator, some editions) 27 copies
Mamzelle Dragonfly (Translator, some editions) 23 copies
Once Upon a Time: Visions of Old Japan (Translator, some editions) 22 copies
The Traveler's Tree (Translator, some editions) 18 copies
Children of Heroes (Translator, some editions) 14 copies
A Sweet Death (Translator, some editions) 14 copies, 1 review
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Linda Coverdale has a PhD in French literature, is a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and is the award-winning translator of over 65 books. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. [from The Art of Sleeping Alone (2013)]
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