In this episode we look at what NYRB Classics will be releasing in the first part of 2014 (and a bit beyond).

  • Intro
  • Brief discussion of each book (the individual times are below): 03:20
  • Our most anticipated titles: 49:48

Here are the 20 books you can look forward to in the near future, along with their tentative release dates at the time of recording:

  • (03:20): The Burning of the World, by Béla Zombory-Moldován — August 5, 2014
  • (05:41): Augustus, by John Williams — August 19, 2014
  • (09:08): The Captain’s Daughter, by Alexander Pushkin — September 2, 2014
  • (10:44): Totempole and Conversations with Beethoven, by Sanford Friedman — September 2, 2014
  • (16:40): The Use of Man, by Aleksandar Tišma — September 9, 2014
  • (16:58): Journey by Moonlight, by Antal Szerb — September 16, 2014
  • (20:58): You’ll Enjoy It When you Get There: The Selected Stories of Elizabeth Taylor — September 16, 2014
  • (21:19): On the Abolition of All Political Parties, by Simone Weil — September 30, 2014
  • (23:27): In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, by William H. Gass — October 7, 2014
  • (25:30): Tristana, by Benito Pérez Galdós — October 14, 2014
  • (27:53): The Woman Who Borrowed Memories: Selected Stories of Tove Jansson — October 21, 2014
  • (31:43): The Land Breakers, by John Ehle — November 4, 2014
  • (34:25): Midnight in the Century, by Victor Serge — December 9, 2014
  • (36:52): Zama, by Antonio di Benedetto — January 13, 2015
  • (38:08): Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories of Silvina Ocampo — January 27, 2015
  • (41:32): Ending Up and Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis — February 3, 2015
  • (45:34): Primitive Man as Philosopher, by Paul Radin — February 10, 2015
  • (48:00): The Door, by Magda Szabó — February 17, 2015

Release dates can change. In fact, some of these have already changed. I keep a relatively up-to-date list of release dates of forthcoming books on the NYRB Classics GoodReads pages, which you can see here.

Other books or artists brought up in the podcast:

  • The Mad and the Bad, by Jean-Patrick Manchette
  • The Balkan Trilogy, by Olivia Manning
  • The Levant Trilogy, by Olivia Manning
  • Butcher’s Crossing, by John Williams
  • Stoner, by John Williams
  • László Krasznahorkai
  • Imre Kertész
  • Gyula Krúdy
  • Dezsö Kosztolányi
  • On Being Blue, by William H. Gass
  • Luis Buñuel
  • Fair Play, by Tove Jansson
  • The Summer Book, by Tove Jansson
  • The True Deceiver, by Tove Jansson
  • Memoirs of a Revolutionary, by Victor Serge
  • Where There’s Love There’s Hate, by Silvina Ocampo and Adolfo Bioy Casares
  • The Other, by Thomas Tryon
  • The Green Man, by Kingsley Amis
  • Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure, by Artermis Cooper
  • The Broken Road, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
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