Born in Vancouver, John Lambert studied philosophy in Paris before moving to Berlin, where he lives with his wife and two children. He has translated Limonov: The Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014), by Emmanuel Carrère. Writer, scriptwriter, and film producer Emmanuel Carrère was born in Paris in 1957. He is the author of The Adversary (a New York Times Notable Book), My Life as a Russian Novel, Class Trip, The Mustache, and Lives Other Than My Own. Limonov was awarded the Prix Renaudot in 2011 as well as the Prix Européen de Littérature and the Prix des Prix. Carrère lives in Paris.

John Lambert has also translated Monsieur, Reticence, and Self-Portrait Abroad by Jean-Philippe Toussaint.

[BCBW 2014]