The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick

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.

By | 2017-10-18T14:07:22+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews, Elizabeth Hardwick|Tags: |1 Comment

Jean Giono: Melville: A Novel

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.

By | 2017-10-06T17:21:07+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews, Jean Giono|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Arthur Schnitzler: Late Fame

Sitting unpublished for over 100 years, Arthur Schnitzler's Late Fame is a welcome exploration of the doors that shut as time passes onward. Published by NYRB Classics this week, Trevor highly recommends it in this review.

By | 2017-08-08T12:11:56+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Arthur Schnitzler, Book Reviews|Tags: , , , |9 Comments

Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky: The Return of Munchausen

Trevor reviews Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky's The Return of Munchausen, translated from the Russian by Joanne Turnbull. Read the full post.

By | 2017-05-25T16:28:12+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews, Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Robert Walser: Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories

Trevor reviews NYRB Classics' latest volume of Robert Walser's brief musings, Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories, translated from the German by Tom Whalen, with Nicole Köngeter and Annette Wiesner. Read the full post.

By | 2016-10-27T00:33:15+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Book Reviews, Robert Walser|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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.

By | 2017-08-28T13:20:11+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Categories: Book Reviews, Patrick Modiano|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment