Sam Taylor (trans.)

After the War

By Hervé Le Corre - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2019

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

Violence is rampant in this dark thriller set in the Southwest of France during the height of the Algerian War. Whereas the Germans ...Read Review

Equator

By Antonin Varenne - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2019

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

Nebraska, 1871. Pete Ferguson is a murderer, army deserter, and is wanted for theft and arson. Changing his name to Billy Webb, he joins ...Read Review

A Meal in Winter: A Novel of World War II

By Hubert Mingarelli - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2014Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

One brutal Polish winter in an unspecified year during World War II, three German soldiers go hunting one of “them,” meaning a Jew. ...Read Review

Four Soldiers

By Hubert Mingarelli - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2018

Genres:

LiteraryMilitary

In 1919, the Russian civil war grinds to a temporary halt as the opposing factions hunker down in the face of a more powerful ...Read Review

Charlotte

By David Foenkinos - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2016Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This novel, originally published in France in 2014 to great critical acclaim, tells the life story of the artist, Charlotte Salomon, born in Vienna ...Read Review

Manderley Forever: A Biography of Daphne du Maurier

By Sam Taylor (trans.) - By Tatiana de Rosnay - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

Tatiana de Rosnay’s fascination with du Maurier shines through in this novel-like biography. Sections of the book are organized by place—London, ...Read Review

Charlotte

By David Foenkinos - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Charlotte, by French writer David Foenkinos, tells the story of Charlotte Salomon, a young artist passionately in love with her art and willing ...Read Review

HHhH

By Laurent Binet - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

HHhH (“Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich,” that is, “Himmler’s brain is called Heydrich”) tells the thrilling story of Slovak Jozef Gabćik and ...Read Review