Other Press to Publish an English Edition of Patrick Modiano’s Villa Triste

By Maryann Yin 

Villa Triste (GalleyCat)Patrick Modiano, a Nobel Prize-winning author, has signed a deal with Other Press.

The United States-based publisher will release an English language edition of the novel Villa Triste for American readers on May 31. According to the press release, the story invokes the ideas of “memory, nostalgia, and the ghosts we carry with us through life.”

John Cullen served as the translator on this project. Éditions Gallimard, Modiano’s publisher in France, released the original book back in 1975.