David Bellos

Les Misérables:The Novel of the Century

David Bellos is Director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication at Princeton University. He has won many awards for his translations, including the Man Booker International Translators Award and the Prix Goncourt. David’s latest book, The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables explores why the moral and social message of Hugo’s classic is just as important for our century as it was for its own.