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Selected Translations by Paul Wilson

Scroll down for a bibliographical list of selected translations by Paul Wilson, or click on one of the authors below to go to a separate page with book cover images and summaries. In the author pages, clicking on covers will allow you to view a larger version which will pop up into a new window. Unless otherwise indicated, clicking on the hyperlinks below will take you to the book's page on amazon.com. If it is no longer available at Amazon, try the excellent Abebooks website  under "Favorite Links" for secondhand copies.

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The Beggar's Opera, Vaclav Havel. Cornell University Press, Ithaca. (2001)

Dark Blue World - the motion picture, written and directed by Academy Award Winning, Jan and Zdenek Sverak ( Kolya), for Portabello Films. (1999)

The Art of the Impossible: Politics As Morality in Practice The Art of the Impossible - Politics as Morality in Practice, Vaclav Havel. Knopf. New York. (1997)

Prague: A Traveler's Literary Companion Edited by Paul Wilson. Whereabouts Press, San Francisco. (1995) Read a PDF of the Preface

We Are Children Just the Same: Vedem, The Secret Magazine of the Boys of Terezin. Editor and associate translator. The Jewish Publication Society. Philadelphia. (1995) Winner of the National Jewish Book Award.

Toward a Civil Society: Selected Speeches and Writings, Vaclav Havel. Nakladatestvi Lidove Noviny. Prague. (1994)

The Spirit of Prague and Other Essays, Ivan Klima. Granta Books, London. (1994)

Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light, Ivan Klima. Granta Books, London. ( 1994)

The Republic of Whores, Josef Skvorecky. Knopf Canada, Toronto. (1993)

My Golden Trades, Ivan Klima, Granta Books/Penguin UK. (1992) Shortlisted for The Independent Translation Prize 1993.

Summer Meditations, Vaclav Havel. Knopf Canada; Knopf USA; Faber & Faber London. ( 1991)

Open Letters: Selected Writings, Vaclav Havel. Selected, translated and edited with an introduction by Paul Wilson. Knopf USA; Faber & Faber, London. (1991)

The Miracle Game, Josef Skvorecky. Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto; Knopf USA; Faber & Faber, London. (1990)

Disturbing the Peace: A Conversation with Karel Hvizdala, Vaclav Havel. Knopf USA; Faber & Faber, London. (1990)

I Served the King of England, Bohumil Hrabal. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York. (1989)

The End of Lieutenant Boruvka, Josef Skvorecky. Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto; Norton, New York; Faber & Faber, London. (1989)

Letters to Olga: June 1979-September 1982, Vaclav Havel. Selected, edited and translated by Paul Wilson. Knopf USA; Faber & Faber, London. (1988)

Dvorak in Love: A Lighthearted Dream, Josef Skvorecky. Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto; Chatto & Windus, London. Knopf USA. (1986)

The Engineer of Human Souls, Josef Skvorecky. Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto; Knopf USA. (1984) Winner of the 1984 Governor General's Award for fiction in English.

The Swell Season, Josef Skvorecky. Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto. (1982)

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