David Bellos

English, 1945

David Bellos is Meredith Howland Pyne Professor of French Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University in the United States. He is also director of Princeton’s Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication. In 2005, he won the first Man Booker International Prize for translation for his translations of the Albanian author Ismail Kadare. In addition to his Man Booker Prize, he holds the rank of Officier in the Ordre national des Arts et des Lettres and an honorary membership in The International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters.