The only task FitzGerald finished and published in his lifetime was his marvelous rendering of the Rubaiyat of the Persian poet Omar Khayyam, with whom he felt a curiously close affinity across a…
Charlotte Mandell has translated over forty books from the French, including works by Blanchot, Flaubert, and Genet. Her translation of Compass by Mathias Énard was recently shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017.
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