Michael Heim

Michael Heim is professor of Slavic languages and literature at UCLA. His previous translations include The Book of Laughter and Forgetting and The Unbearable Lightness of Being, by Milan Kundera; The Island of Crimea and In Search of Melancholy Baby, by Vassily Aksyonov; The Wedding, by Bertolt Brecht; and works by George Konrad, Gunter Grass, Hans-Magnus Enzensberger, and many others. He has received the PEN/American Center West prize for translation, the American Literary Translators...See more