David Hinton

David Hinton has translated many volumes of classical Chinese poetry and is the first translator in nearly two centuries to translate all five of the seminal classics in Chinese philosophy. This work has earned him many national awards in the United States, including a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His recent book of essays, Hunger Mountain: A Field Guide to Mind and Landscape was on the Best-Books-of-the-Year list at the Guardian.