Death In Troy
Death In Troy
Translated by Aron Aji


Aron Aji


Aron Aji, a native of Turkey, has translated works by several Turkish authors in addition to Bilge Karasu including Murathan Mungan, Elif Shafak, Nedim Gursel , and Latife Tekin.  He is the recipient of the 2004 National Translation Award for his translation of Karasu's The Garden of Departed Cats, and a 2006 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in support of the translation of A Long Day's Evening.  A member of the American Literary Translators Association, Aji holds a PhD in comparative literature, serves as dean of the college of arts and sciences at St. Ambrose University, and is a visiting professor at the University of Iowa's MFA program in Translation.  City Lights has previously published another of Aji’s translations, Karasu’s Death in Troy.


Translation:
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A Long Day's Evening
Bilge Karasu
Shortlisted for the 2013 PEN Award in Translation: Turkey's great experimental modernist pens a philosophical novel in three parts about desire, faith, and the psychology of prohibited love.