Robert Musil (1880-1942) is best known as the author of The Man without Qualities, first translated into English 1953-61.
Mike Mitchell taught at the universities of Reading and Stirling before becoming a full-time tranlsator. His work has been many short-listed for prizes; his translation of Rosendorfer's Letters Back to Ancient China won the Schegel-Tieck prize in 1998. He is currently Editorial Director of Dedalus. His translation of Kafka's The Trial is published in OWC.
Ritchie Robertson has published widely on German and Austrian literature. He is the author of Kafka: a Very Short Introduction (2004) and has introduced and annotated five Kafka editions for OWC, for which he also translated Kafka's The Man who Disappeared. His latest work is Mock-Epic Poetry from Pope to Heine (OUP, 2009).