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National Book Festival

Natasha Wimmer is the acclaimed translator of Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño's “2666” and “The Savage Detectives” from Spanish into English. Wimmer spent four years of her youth in Spain and studied Spanish literature at Harvard University. She has also translated Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa’s “The Language of Passion,” “The Way to Paradise” and “Letters to a Young Novelist.” She is a fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and winner of the PEN Translation Prize. Wimmer will participate in the Books in Translation panel in the Poetry & Prose pavilion.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Natasha Wimmer