Jack Spicer's After Lorca is a wonderful collection of poetry, poetry in translation, and poetry theory. I loved it!
This week's New Yorker fiction is J.M. Holmes's "Children of the Good Book."
Happy short story month! To celebrate
Anthony Mann's 1950 film, The Furies, has just been released on Blu-ray. Its a magnificent release of a great film.
This week's New Yorker fiction is Thomas McGuane's "Balloons."
What a treat! I adored Elizabeth von Arnim's The Enchanted April, which I read as part of my 2021 NYRB Classics List of Betterment.
Today the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlist was announced.
Last month NYRB Classics released Natalia Ginzburg's novellas Family and Borghesia in one lovely edition. It's my year of reading Ginzburg!
Trevor and Betsy look at Alice Munro's "Soon," from Runaway.
This morning, the shortlist for the 2021 International Booker Prize was announced. The winner will be announced on June 2, 2021.