A portrait of Richard Dixon

Richard Dixon

Richard Dixon lives and works in Italy. He has translated two books by Umberto Eco—The Prague Cemetery was published in 2010 and shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2012; Inventing the Enemy was published in 2011. He collaborated on the first complete English translation of Giacomo Leopardi's Zibaldone di pensieri, published in July 2013. He has recently also translated Roberto Calasso’s book-length essay Ardor.

Books translated by Richard Dixon

The Combover