Trevor and Betsy look at Alice Munro's "Differently," from Friend of My Youth.
The Library of America has released their latest (and last) volume of Philip Roth's work, this time focusing on his nonfiction in Why Write? Collected Nonfiction 1960 – 2013. I've been a fan of Roth's work since this site began, and this collection helped me realize that is okay.
Trevor and Betsy continue to look at Alice Munro's story collection Friend of My Youth, focusing this time on "Goodness and Mercy."
Trevor and Betsy look at Alice Munro's "Pictures of the Ice," from Friend of My Youth.
Trevor and Betsy share their thoughts about Alice Munro’s “Oranges and Apples,” from Friend of My Youth.
Lee reviews Paul Auster's 4 3 2 1, which was on this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist.
Elizabeth Hardwick, who was one of the initial founders of The New York Review of Books, wrote essays and criticism for half a century. NYRB Classics has released a hearty collection of her best.
Trevor looks at Anita Brookner's amazing debut, A Start in Life.
In the late 1930s, Jean Giono worked to translated Herman Melville's Moby-Dick into French for the first time. To accompany the new edition, Giono provided a strange, fictional introduction to Melville the man, instead giving us a lovely look at Melville our imagined author.
Paul reviews Orhan Pamuk's most 2016 novel, The Red-Haired Woman, translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap.