I accidentally read Muriel Spark's 1981 novel, Loitering with Intent. Here are my thoughts.
Paul reviews the latest Wolfgang Hilbig novel to come out in English, The Females, which is actually Hilbig's debut. It was recently translated from the German by Isabel Fargo Cole and published by Two Lines Press.
Trevor reviews Barbara Comyn's dark 1985 novel, The Juniper Tree, which Comyn's wrote in her late 70s. The book was recently published in a new edition by NYRB Classics.
Paul reviews Per Petterson's 1989 novel Echoland, translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett.
Trevor looks at Anita Brookner's amazing debut, A Start in Life.
Trevor reviews Patrick Modiano's Such Fine Boys, translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti, and published this week by Yale University Press.
Trevor reviews his new favorite Patrick Modiano book: Sundays in August, translated from the French by Damion Searls.
Trevor reviews László Krasznahorkai's The Last Wolf, translated from the Hungarian by George Szirtes, and Herman: The Game Warden & The Death of a Craft, translated from the Hungarian by John Batki, recently published by New Direction in a lovely double-sided volume.
Betsy and Trevor are getting ready to post on all of the stories in Alice Munro's sixth book, The Progress of Love, from 1986. Join them!