Szilárd Borbély

Szilárd Borbély is widely acknowledged as one of the most important poets of post-1989 Hungary. He worked in a wide variety of genres, including essays, drama, and short fiction, usually dealing with issues of trauma, memory, and loss. Borbély received many awards for his work, including the Attila József Prize. He died in 2014.


Books by Szilárd Borbély in the translations of Ottilie Mulzet:

Kafka's Son, Seagull Books, 2023 In a Bucolic Land, NYRB / Poets, 2022
cover of NYRB Poets of In a Bucolic Land, by Szilárd Borbély, tr. Ottilie Mulzet
Final Matters, Selected Poems: 2004-2010 (Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation, eds. Peter Cole, Rosanna Warren, and Richard Sieburth, Princeton University Press, 2019)

The cover of the book
Berlin-Hamlet, 2016 NYRB / Poets, 2016
Cover of the books of poems Berlin-Hamlet, by Szilárd Borbély
The Dispossessed, HarperColllins, 2016
The cover of the novel The Dispossessed, by Szilárd Borbély. Cover shows an isolated house on a plain, title and author name.
[ ottilie mulzet ]