Robert Walser's Little Snow Landscape, recently published by NYRB Classics, is the perfect book to start as we get into spring. It will also be perfect for summer, fall, and, believe it or not, winter. I recommend it in perpetuity.
This morning, the longlist for the 2021 International Booker Prize was announced.
This week's New Yorker fiction is Sterling HolyWhiteMountain's "Featherweight."
Last year NYRB Classics released Natalia Ginzburg's novellas Valentino and Sagittarius in one lovely edition. I loved them!
This week's New Yorker fiction is "Future Selves," by Aysegül Savas.
As part of my quest to read ten books from the NYRB Classics backlist, I have finished the shocking -- and great -- 1959 book by Barbara Comyns, The Vet's Daughter.
Today The Criterion Collection is releasing a two-disc home video edition of Jacques Rivette's magical 1974 film, Céline and Julie Go Boating.
The Criterion Collection has announced what they'll be releasing in May of 2021.
This week's New Yorker story is Imbolo Mbue's "The Case For and Against Love Potions."
Kazuo Ishiguro's eighth novel -- and first since he wont the Nobel Prize in 2017 -- is out. But I didn't care for Klara and the Sun. Here are my thoughts.