The Goethe-Institut Chicago is proud to welcome Cornelia Funke and Anthea Bell for a sneak preview reading from the English translation of Inkdeath, the final book in the Inkheart trilogy.
Anthea Bell was educated at Somerville College, Oxford, and is a freelance translator from German and French. Her translations include works of non-fiction, literary and popular fiction, and she has translated such German classics as E.T.A. Hoffmann's The Life and Opinions of the Tom-Cat Murr and Stefan Zweig's Chess: A Novella, as well as Freud's The Psychopathology of Everyday Life in the New Penguin Freud series. Translation awards include the UK Schlegel-Tieck award for translation from German (three times), the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (UK) and the Helen and Kurt Wolff Prize (USA) in 2002 for the translation of W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz, and the 2003 Austrian State Prize for Literary Translation.
Recorded Monday, May 05, 2008 at Goethe-Institut Chicago.