Armine Kotin Mortimer
Armine Kotin Mortimer translated Sollers’s 2001 book, Mystérieux Mozart (Mysterious Mozart, Illinois 2010). Her translation of Sollers’s Casanova l’admirable will be published in spring 2016 as Casanova the Irresistible (Illinois). She has completed several other translations of novels by Sollers and other contemporary French writers, for which she is currently seeking publishers. Her long career as a professor of French literature included many scholarly books and articles, as well as recognition by the French government with the Palmes Académiques honor in 2009. She lives in Urbana, Illinois.
FEB 2016 | Fiction
That month, November or December, I had actually decided to end it all. I had Betty’s revolver there on my right, I would look at it from time to time. I won’t forget that black stain in the drawer, the window open onto the wet courtyard, the narrow, badly furnished room, the obese, senile landlord coming in to shout in my ears, every other day, that I had again forgotten the light when I went out.