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 |2017-10-06T17:21:07-04:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews, Jean Giono|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Hubert Mingarelli: A Meal in Winter

Trevor reviews Hubert Mingarelli's A Meal in Winter, translated from the French by Sam Taylor. A Meal in Winter was a finalist for the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Award and just out in the U.S. from The New Press. Read the full post.

By |2016-07-14T16:57:07-04:00July 15th, 2016|Categories: Book Reviews, Hubert Mingarelli|Tags: , , |2 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 |2017-08-28T13:20:11-04:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: Book Reviews, Patrick Modiano|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment