June 2017

May 2017

César Aira: The Little Buddhist Monk

By | 2017-06-16T16:36:08+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews, César Aira|Tags: , , |

New Directions has just released a new book containing two new-to-English novellas by the great César Aira: The Little Buddhist Monk and The Proof, each translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor. In this post, Trevor writes about The Little Buddhist Monk, which he considers to be one of the best Aira novellas in years.

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David Grossman: A Horse Walks into a Bar

By | 2017-06-16T21:57:37+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews, David Grossman|Tags: , , |

Chris reviews David Grossman's A Horse Walks into a Bar, translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen and recently shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize.

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April 2017