Gert Hofmann: The Parable of the Blind

Trevor reviews Gert Hofmann’s The Parable of the Blind, translated from the German by Christopher Middleton. Read the full post.

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2011 Man Booker Prize Longlist

The Man Booker Prize longlist has been announced! Read the full post.

Reverting to a Wild State

Justin Torres: “Reverting to a Wild State”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Justin Torres’s “Reverting to a Wild State.” Read the full post.


Robert Coover: “Matinée”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Robert Coover’s “Matinée.” Trevor offers his thoughts. Read the full post.


Jean Echenoz: Ravel

Trevor reviews Jean Echenoz’s Ravel, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale. Read the full post.


László Krasznahorkai: The Melancholy of Resistance

Trevor reviews László Krasznahorkai’s The Melancholy of Resistance, translated from the Hugarian by George Szirtes. Read the full post.


Tove Jansson: Fair Play

Trevor reviews Tove Jansson’s 1982 novel, Fair Play, translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal. Read the full post.


Ruth Prawer Jhabvala: “Aphrodisiac”

This week’s New Yorker story is Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s “Aphrodisiac.” Read the full post.

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July Recommendations

Here are some recommendations from old reviews to start this July! Read the full post.