New Directions has just released a new book containing two new-to-English novellas by the great César Aira: The Little Buddhist Monk and The Proof, each translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor. In this post, Trevor writes about The Little Buddhist Monk, which he considers to be one of the best Aira novellas in years.
Trevor reviews George Saunders's The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil. Read the full post.
Trevor reviews Valeria Parrella's collection of four long stories For Grace Received, translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar.
Trevor reviews Dominique Fabre's The Waitress Was New, translated from the French by Jordan Stump.
Trevor looks at David Foster Wallace's commencement speech "This Is Water" and his short story "Wiggle Room."
Trevor reviews Keven Vennemann's 2005 novella, Close to Jedenew, translated from the German by Ross Benjamin.
Trevor reviews Julian Barnes' Booker Prize shortlisted, 2005 novel, Arthur & George.