welcomes Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier,
co-authors of the first complete and unabridged English translation
of philosopher Simone de Beauvoir’s iconic
masterpiece The Second Sex.
Borde and Malovany-Chevallier will talk about why a new
translation was necessary, discussing the seminal work itself
and its importance to women and men, and the feminist movement.
They will also speak about their roles as translators and
will share their thoughts about Simone de Beauvoir’s legacy
as a philosopher.
The Second Sex, translated by Constance Borde and
Sheila Malovany-Chevallier, published by Knopf,
will go on sale April 13, 2010.