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Author photo - Stanley Hochman

Author photo – Stanley Hochman

STANLEY HOCHMAN (1924-2014) is the translator of numerous books from the French, including Adieu Volodya by Simon Signoret and Poil de Carotte by Jules Renard. With his wife, Eleanor, he is the co-translator of Emile Zola’s Germinal and the co-editor of Kettridge’s English/French French/English Dictionary and The Penguin Dictionary of Contemporary American History. He is also the editor of the five-volume McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama and of A Library of Film Criticism.

YOSHI was born in Okinawa, Japan, but is now a quintessential resident of Seinfeld Country in New York’s Upper West Side.

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