This week NYRB Classics is publishing Antonio Di Benedetto's 1964 novel, The Silentiary, translated from the Spanish by Esther Allen. This is a fantastic follow-up to Di Benedetto's masterpiece, Zama.
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.
Last month NYRB Classics released Natalia Ginzburg's novellas Family and Borghesia in one lovely edition. It's my year of reading Ginzburg!
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.
Last year NYRB Classics released Natalia Ginzburg's novellas Valentino and Sagittarius in one lovely edition. I loved them!
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.
Here are some of my thoughts on Alan Garner's strange 1973 novel Red Shift.
André Gide's 1895 Marshlands has just been published by NYRB Classics in a new translation from Damion Searls. It's a fun burst of energy to start the new year!
Trevor looks at Alfred Hayes's 1968 novel The End of Me, recently released by NYRB Classics.
NYRB Classics recently published a new translation of Graciliano Ramos's second novel, São Bernardo, a captivating look at an insecure man trying to hold onto his power.