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Book awards: PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize

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The Viceroys by Federico De Roberto1963
The Tin Drum by Günter Grass1964
The Story of a Life by Konstantin Paustovskij1965
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis De Sade by Peter Weiss1966
Sagarana by João Guimarães Rosa1967
Modern Russian Poetry: an anthology with verse translations by Vladimir Markov1968
Selected Translations by W. S. Merwin1969
The History of Italy by Francesco Guicciardini1970
Hope Against Hope: A Memoir by Nadezhda Mandelstam1971
Letters of Thomas Mann, 1889-1955 by Thomas Mann1972
Poems of Sextus Propertius by J. P. McCulloch1973
The Obscene Bird of Night by José Donoso1974
Count Julian by Juan Goytisolo1975
A Short History of Decay by E. M. Cioran1976
The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel García Márquez1977
One Way or Another by Leonardo Sciascia1978
The Storm and Other Poems by Eugenio Montale1979
Homage to the Lame Wolf: Selected Poems by Vasko Popa1980
Evening Edged in Gold by Arno Schmidt1981
From the Country of Eight Islands: An Anthology of Japanese Poetry by Hiroaki Sato1982
Four comedies by Molière1983
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco1984
Sweeney Astray by Seamus Heaney1985
The War of the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa1985
The Lover by Marguerite Duras1986
Popol Vuh by Dennis Tedlock1986
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind1987
A Scrap of Time and Other Stories by Ida Fink1988
The Stranger by Albert Camus1989
Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco1990
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky1991
A Poet's Bible: Rediscovering the Voices of the Original Text by David Rosenberg1992
The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom by Ignacy Krasicki1993
Earthlight by André Breton1994
Selected Poems of Su Tung-P'o by Su Dongpo1995
View with a Grain of Sand by Wisława Szymborska1996
The Letters of Vincent van Gogh by Vincent van Gogh1997
Six Early Stories by Thomas Mann1998
The Tale of the 1002nd Night by Joseph Roth1999
Selected Writings by Gerard De Nerval2000
Kristin Lavransdatter III: The Cross by Sigrid Undset2001
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy2002
The Moon and the Bonfires by Cesare Pavese2003
Sepharad by Antonio Muñoz Molina2004
Fatelessness by Imre Kertész2005
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami2006
Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky2007
The Maias by Eca de Queiros2008
2666 by Roberto Bolaño2009
Wonder by Hugo Claus2010
Journal of an Ordinary Grief by Mahmoud Darwish2011
Stone Upon Stone by Wiesław Myśliwski2012
The Island of Second Sight by Albert Vigoleis Thelen2013
Autobiography of a Corpse by Sigismund Krzyzanowski2014
Bavian by Naja Marie Aidt2015
The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector2016
Angel of Oblivion by Maja Haderlap2017
Katalin Street by Magda Szabó2018

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The PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize is an annual award given to outstanding translations into the English language. It has been presented annually by PEN American Center and the Book of the Month Club since 1963.

The distinction comes with a cash prize of USD $3,000. Any book-length English translation published in the United States during the year in question is eligible, irrespective of the residence or nationality of either the translator or the original author.

Award was renamed PEN Translation Prize (2009-present)

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