Stephen Snyder

Finalist, 2019 National Book Awards

Stephen Snyder (Chair) serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Language Schools at Middlebury College. He has translated works by Kenzaburō Ōe, Yu Miri, Natsuo Kirino, and Ryū Murakami, among others.
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The Memory Police

ISBN 9781101870600 Pantheon Books / Penguin Random House /

A surreal, provocative fable about the power of memory and the trauma of loss, The Memory Police is a stunning new work from one of the most exciting contemporary authors writing in any language. More about this book >

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Stephen Snyder

Stephen Snyder (Chair) serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Language Schools at Middlebury College. He has translated works by Kenzaburō Ōe, Yu Miri, Natsuo Kirino, and Ryū Murakami, among others. His translation of Yōko Ogawa’s The Memory Police was a Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature and for the International Booker Prize.

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