Skip to main content
American Book Review


DATE: Thursday  11/3/2016

TIME: Noon to 1:00 p.m.

PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)

John E. Woods

SPEAKER: John E. Woods

Woods won both the 1981 American Book Award and PEN award for his translation of Arno Schmidt’s Evening Edged in Gold and has published a new translation of Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks. He also is the translator of Schmidt’s Collected Novellas, Two Novels: The Stony Heart and B/Moondocks, Collected Stories and Nobodaddy’s Children, all of which are available from Dalkey Archive Press based at UHV. He lives in Berlin.



Arno Schmidt’s Evening Edged in Gold

Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks

Arno Schmidt’s Collected Novellas

Arno Schmidt’s Two Novels: The Stony Heart and B/Moondocks

Arno Schmidt’s i>Collected Stories

Arno Schmidt’s Nobodaddy’s Children

← Back to Past Speakers

Fall 2017

Lacy M. Johnson
Lacy M. Johnson

September 7

Kwame Dawes
Kwame Dawes

September 28

Ru Freeman
Ru Freeman

October 26

Frederick Luis Aldama
Frederick Luis Aldama

November 16

R. Clay Reynolds
R. Clay Reynolds

December 6

ABR: Innovation Never Sleeps

Home | About Us | Current Issue | Back Issues | Reading Series | Donations | Subscribe
Advertise | Contact Us | Related Links