Irene Nemirovsky was living in and writing about Nazi-occupied France when she was arrested and sent to Auschwitz. Her work up to that time was acclaimed in France, but the pieces she was working on at the time of her arrest have only recently been published. Nemirovsky’s translator and her daughter talk about her work and life.


  • Denise Epstein Daughter of Irene Nemirovsky, the author of "Suite Francaise"
  • Sandra Smith Translator of "Suite Francaise" by Irene Nemirovsky

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