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Alison Anderson

Alison Anderson is an American writer and translator based in Switzerland. She is the author of Hidden Latitudes, Darwin’s Wink, and The Summer Guest. Anderson is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literary Translation Fellowship. Her translations include Nobel laureate J. M. G. Le Clézio’s Onitsha, Muriel Barbery’s The Elegance of the Hedgehog, and Hélène Grémillon’s The Confidant. To learn more, visit alison-anderson.com.

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In the Land of White Death
Written by Valerian Albanov, Preface by Jon Krakauer, Translated by Alison Anderson, Introduction by David Roberts
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2001
$17.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-78361-9 (0-679-78361-X)

“One helluva read.”—Newsweek • “Gripping.”—Outside • “Spellbinding.”—Associated Press • “Powerful.”—New York 

In 1912, the Saint Anna, a Russian exploration vessel in search of fertile hunting grounds, was frozen into the polar ice cap, trapping her crew aboard. For nearly a year and a half, they struggled to stay alive. As all hope of... Read more





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