Rachel Kushner on Translated Literature | Albertine Prize 2020

“Literature is really the only art form that offers you the chance to experience what it’s like to be inside someone else’s consciousness.”

-Rachel Kushner, Bestselling author and Albertine Prize 2020 co-chair

Rachel Kushner thinks of translation literature not as its own niche category but as a fundamental component of our literary fabric. Watch the video to learn the title of the first translated book she read and her insights on the prevalence of translation in every reader’s experience with literature.

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