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Claire Holden Rothman

Arthur Holden

Claire Holden Rothman is a Montreal writer and translator. Her newest novel, Lear’s Shadow, was released by Penguin Random House in July 2018. Her last novel, My October (2014), was shortlisted for a Governor General’s Award. It was also nominated for a Scotiabank Giller prize, as was her first novel, The Heart Specialist (2009). Claire’s latest translation is David Bouchet’s Sun of a Distant Land / Soleil (2017), which was shortlisted for the QWF Cole Foundation Translation Prize. Her translation of Quebec’s first novel, The Influence of a Book/ L’influence d’un livre by Philippe-Ignace-François Aubert de Gaspé (1837), won the John Glassco Translation Prize. She lives in Montreal with playwright Arthur Holden.

Books by Claire Holden Rothman

9780735234253 Lear's Shadow

Myoctober My October

Laspecialisteducoeur La spécialiste du coeur

Heart The Heart Specialist

Black Tulips

Salad Days

Books translated by Claire Holden Rothman

Sun_of_a_distant_land Sun of a Distant Land