Past Recipients

The following is a comprehensive list of past recipients of the French-American Foundation and Florence Gould Foundation Translation Prize.

Madame Bovary

2013

Adriana Hunter for her translation of Eléctrico W by Hervé Le Tellier (Other Press)
Alison Dundy and Nicholas Elliott for their translation of Teh Falling Sky by Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert (Harvard University Press)

2012

Nora Scott for her translation of The Metamorphoses of Kinship by Maurice Godelier (Verso Books)
Alyson Waters for her translation of Prehistoric Times by Eric Chevillard (Archipelago Books)
 
2011
Marina Harss for her translation of The Mirador: Dreamed Memories of Irène Némirovsky by Her Daughter by Elisabeth Gille (New York Review Books)
Arthur Goldhammer for his translation of  The Ancien Régime and the French Revolution by Alexis de Tocqueville (Cambridge University Press)
Richard Howard for his translation of  When the World Spoke French by Marc Fumaroli (New York Review Books)
 
2010
Mitzi Angel for her translation of 03 by Jean-Christophe Valtat (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Lydia Davis for her translation of Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (Viking/Penguin Group)
Frederick Brown for his translation of Letters from America by Alexis de Tocqueville (Yale University Press)
Jane Marie Todd for her translation of Reading and Writing in Babylon by Dominique Charpin (Harvard University Press)
 
2009
John Cullen for his translation of Brodeck by Philippe Claudel (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday)
 
2008
Jody Gladding & Elizabeth Deshays for their translation of Small Lives by Pierre Michon (Archipelago Books)
Matthew Cobb & Malcolm DeBevoise for their translation of Life Explained by Michel Morange (Yale University Press/Odile Jacob)
 
2007
Linda Coverdale for her translation of Ravel by Jean Echenoz (The New Press)
Linda Asher for her translation of The Curtain by Milan Kundera (HarperCollins)
 
2006
Sandra Smith for her translation of Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky (Alfred A. Knopf Publishers)
Bruce Fink for his translation of Écrits by Jaques Lacan (Norton)
 
2005
Daniel Weissbort for his translation of Missing Person by Patrick Modiano (David Godine)
Sharon Bowman for her translation of The American Enemy: the History of French Anti-Americanism by Philippe Roger (University of Chicago Press)
 
2004
Helen Marx for her translation of Silbermann by Jacques de Lacretelle (Helen Marx Books)
Arthur Goldhammer for his translation of Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (The Library of America)
 
2003
Lydia Davis for her translation of Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust (Viking Press)
Janet Lloyd for her translation of The Writing of Orpheus by Marcel Detienne (Johns Hopkins University Press)
 
2002
Jeff Fort for his translation of Aminadab by Maurice Blanchot  (University of Nebraska Press)
James Hogarth for his translation of The Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo (Modern Library)
Anthony Roberts for his translation of Jihad by Gilles Kepel (Harvard University Press)
 
2001
Jordan Stump for his translation of The Jardin des Plantes by Claude Simon (Northwestern University Press)
 
2000
Linda Asher for her translation of The Case of Dr. Sachs by Martin Winckler (Seven Stories Press)
 
1999
Richard Howard for his translation of The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal (Random House)
 
1998
Madeleine Velguth for her translation of Children of Clay by Raymond Queneau (Sun & Moon Press)
 
1997
Linda Coverdale for her translation of Literature or Life by Jorge Semprun (Viking Penguin)
Barbara Wright for her translation of Here by Nathalie Sarraute (George Braziller)
 
1996
Arthur Goldhammer for his translation of Realms of Memory: The Construction of the French Past, Vol.1 by Pierre Nora (Columbia University Press)
 
1994
Joachim Neugroschel for his translation of With Downcast Eyes by Tahar Ben Jelloun (Little Brown & Co.)
 
1993
Nina Rootes for her translation of Sky Memoirs by Blaise Cendrars (Paragon House)
 
1992
Lydia Davis for her translation of Rules of the Game I: Scratches by Michel Leiris (Paragon House)
 
1991
Burton Raffel for his translation of Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais (Norton)
 
1990
Arthur Goldhammer for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution by François Furet and Mona Ozouf (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press)
 
1989
Franklin Philip for his translation of The Statue Within by François Jacob (Basic Books)
 
1988
David Bellos for his translation of Life, a User's Manual by Georges Perec (David Godine Publishers)
 
1987
Richard Howard for his translation of William Marshal, the Flowering of Chivalry by Georges Duby (Pantheon Books)
 
1986
Barbara Bray for her translation of The Writing of Stones by Roger Callois (University of Virginia Press)