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John Cullen


John Cullen

John Cullen is the translator of many books from Spanish, French, German and Italian, including Yasmina Khadra’s Middle East Trilogy (THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL, THE ATTACK and THE SIRENS OF BAGHDAD), Christa Wolf’s MEDEA, Manuel de Lope’s THE WRONG BLOOD (Other Press) and Eduardo Sacheri’s THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES (Other Press). He lives in upstate New York.

John Cullen

Books by John Cullen

written by Agent Kasper and Luigi Carletti, translated by John Cullen - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

While investigating Mafia money laundering in Phnom Penh, Agent Kasper is approached by the CIA to track down the source of the so-called supernotes --- illegal U.S. banknotes counterfeited so perfectly that they are undetectable, even by sophisticated machines --- that are flooding Southeast Asia. With patience, skill and courage, Kasper uncovers the explosive secret behind them and is badly burned by the truth. Meanwhile, back in Rome, a sharp, scrappy lawyer named Barbara Belli has been hired by Kasper’s family to work for his release.

written by Yasmina Reza, translated by John Cullen - Fiction

The 20 interlocking vignettes in this slim novel by Yasmina Reza, author of the plays “Art” and “God of Carnage,” focus on the family lives of more than two-dozen characters. Couples bicker over such trivialities as the purchase of the wrong cheese at a grocery store or the playing of a wrong suit in bridge. As in much of Reza’s work, these conflicts are catalysts for larger arguments and the release of long-suppressed resentments.

written by Carlos Zanon, translated by John Cullen - Fiction, Noir, Suspense, Thriller

THE BARCELONA BROTHERS, Carlos Zanón's first novel to be published in English (thanks to the efforts of translator John Cullen), is a hard look at what people are capable of when they have no other options, and a portrait of a modern, multicultural Barcelona.