Sam Taylor

Finalist, 2023 National Book Awards

Sam Taylor is an award-winning literary translator and novelist. He has translated more than 60 books from the French, including Laurent Binet’s HHhH and Leïla Slimani’s The Perfect Nanny.
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Beyond the Door of No Return

ISBN 9780374606770 Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan Publishers

Paris, 1806. The renowned botanist Michel Adanson lies on his deathbed, the masterwork to which he dedicated his life still incomplete. As he expires, the last word to escape his lips is a woman’s name: Maram. More about this book >

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Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor is an award-winning literary translator and novelist. He has translated more than 60 books from the French, including Laurent Binet’s HHhH and Leïla Slimani’s The Perfect Nanny.

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