Shaun Whiteside


Shaun Whiteside was born in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, in 1959. He has translated numerous books from German, French, Italian and Dutch, most recently the novels To Die in Spring by Ralf Rothmann, Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi and Malacqua by Nicola Pugliesi, as well as works of non-fiction including Swansong 1945 by Walter Kempowski, Blitzed by Norman Ohler and Football by Jean-Philippe Toussaint. He has taken translation workshops at the British Centre for Literary Translation, Birkbeck University and City University, and within the Emerging Translators programme organised by New Books in German, and has reviewed for journals including the Guardian, the Observer and the Times Literary Supplement. He lives in London with his family.

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