Carol Janeway

Carol Janeway (1944–2015) was an editor and award-winning literary translator best known for her translation of Bernhard Schlink’s international bestseller The Reader. After graduating from Cambridge with a degree in modern and medieval languages, she went on to translate a number of renowned books, mainly from German to English. Janeway also worked as a senior editor at Alfred A. Knopf, publishing works by Thomas Mann and George MacDonald Fraser.

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Author: Carol Janeway and Daniel Kehlmann | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: September 14, 2010

Imagine being famous. Being recognized on the street, adored by people who have never even met you, known the world over. Wouldn’t that be great.
But what if, one day, you got stuck in a country where celebrity means nothing, where no one spoke your language and you didn’t speak theirs, where no one knew your face (no book jackets, no TV) and you had no way of calling home.



Author: Bernhard Schlink and Carol Janeway | Narrator: Campbell Scott
Release Date: November 11, 2008
Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany.

When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age.