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Friedrich Reck: Diary of a Man in Despair

Chris reviews Friedrich Reck’s Diary of a Man in Despair. Read the full post.

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Patrick Modiano: In the Café of Lost Youth

Trevor reviews Patrick Modiano’s 2007 novel, In the Café of Lost Youth, translated from the French by Chris Clarke and published this week in a new edition by NYRB Classics. Read the full post.

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John Williams: English Renaissance Poetry: A Collection of Shorter Poems

Trevor looks at NYRB Classics’ release of English Renaissance Poetry: A Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton to Jonson, a collection of poems selected and introduced by John Williams, the author of Stoner. Read the full post.

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Eleanor Perényi: More Was Lost

Trevor reviews Eleanor Perényi’s 1946 memoir More Was Lost, just released by NYRB Classics. Read the full post.

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Aleksandar Tišma: The Book of Blam

Trevor reviews Aleksandar Tišma’s The Book of Blam, translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Michael Henry Heim, and just out this week from NYRB Classics. Read the full post.

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Jakob Wassermann: My Marriage

Trevor reviews a book that will surely make his top ten of 2016 list, Jakob Wassermann’s posthumously published autobiographical novel, My Marriage, translated from the German by Michale Hofmann. Read the full post.

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Elliott Chaze: Black Wings Has My Angel

Trevor reviews Elliott Chaze’s dark noir, Black Wings Has My Angel, first published in 1953 and released this week in a new NYRB Classics edition. Read the full post.

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Barbara Comyns: Our Spoon Came from Woolworths

Trevor reviews Barbara Comyns’s 1950 novel Our Spoons Came from Woolworths, recently published in a new edition by NYRB Classics. Read the full post.

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Shadows of Carcosa: Talse of Cosmic Horror

Trevor looks at the contents of a seasonal offering from NYRB Classics, Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird. Read the full post.

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William Sloane: The Rim of Morning

William Sloane’s only two novels, 1937’s To Walk the Night and 1939’s The Edge of Running Water, were recently published in one volume by NYRB Classics as The Rim of Morning: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror. Trevor reviews the delightful volume. Read the full post.

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Ronald Blythe: Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village

Trevor reviews Ronald Blythe’s 1969 book Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village. Read the full post.

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Leonard Gardner: Fat City

Today, NYRB Classics is publishing their edition of Leonard Gardner’s only novel, 1969’s Fat City. Read the full post.

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John Wyndham: Chocky

Trevor reviews John Wyndham’s 1968 novel, the last one published in his lifetime, Chocky. Read the full post.