Daniel Anselme (Author) Daniel Anselme was born Daniel Rabinovitch in 1927, and adopted the name Anselme while in the French Resistance. He published his first novel On Leave in 1957, Relations in 1964, and an account of his wartime experiences, The Secret Companion, in 1984. He died in 1989. David Bellos (Translator) David Bellos is Meredith Howland Pyne Professor of French Literature at Princeton University, where he also teaches Comparative Literature. He is the author of many books and articles on nineteenth-century fiction, alongside biographies of three icons of French culture in the twentieth century: Georges Perec, Jacques Tati and Romain Gary. He is also a well-known translator and the author of Is That a Fish in Your Ear? The Amazing Adventure of Translation. David Bellos was recently awarded the rank of officier in the Ordre National des Arts et des Lettres for his services to French culture.
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