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Giveaway! Lydia Davis’s Can’t and Won’t

Two lucky winners from the United States will get a free copy of Lydia Davis’s Can’t and Won’t, which Picador is publishing in paperback next week. Read the full post.

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Horacio Castellanos Moya: The Dream of My Return

Amanda reviews Horacio Castellanos Moya’s The Dream of My Return, translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver and just published by New Directions. Read the full post.

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Man Booker International Finalists

The Man Booker International finalists have been announced.

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CriterionCast Episode 157: Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon

Once again, I had the great pleasure of joining in a conversation at The CriterionCast, this time to discuss Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 masterpiece, Rashomon. Read the post and find a link to the podcast.

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2015 Folio Prize Winner

This year’s Folio Prize winner has been announced. Read the full post.

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Thomas Pierce: “This Is an Alert”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Thomas Pierce’s “This Is an Alert.” Read the full post.

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Bennett Miller: Foxcatcher

Lee reviews Bennett Miller’s 2014 film, Foxcatcher. Read the full post.

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Robert Montgomery: Ride the Pink Horse

Trevor reviews Robert Montgomery’s 1947 film, Ride the Pink Horse. This adaptation from the novel by Dorothy Hughes is out today in a new edition from The Criterion Collection. Read the full post.

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Colm Tóibín: “Sleep”

This week’s New Yorker story is Colm Tóibín’s “Sleep.” Read the full post.

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2015 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

This year’s National Book Critics Circle Award winners were announced. Read the full post.

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2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Longlist

This year’s Independent Foreign Fiction Prize longlist has been announced. Read the full post.

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Malcolm Lowry: Under the Volcano

Chris reviews Malcolm Lowry’s 1947 novel Under the Volcano. Read the full post.

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Alain Farah: Ravenscrag

P.T. Smith reviews Alain Farah’s Ravenscrag, translated from the French by Lazer Lederhendler. Read the full post.