Category Archive: New York Review Books

Translation Tuesdays: In the Cafe of Lost Youth, by Patrick Modiano @ NYJB

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Patrick Modiano goes beyond the checklist accuracies of historical fiction, fashioning a lush fever dream filled with glamor, mystery, and despair.

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Translation Tuesdays: Houses, by Borislav Pekic @NYJB

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“Houses” by Borislav Pekic offers a fascinating window into literature of the other Europe

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The Kraus Project, by Jonathan Franzen @ NYRB

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Over at the New York Journal of Books, I review Jonathan Franzen’s new translation of Karl Kraus essays called The Kraus Project.

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The Letter Killers Club, by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovksy

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New York Review Books publishes a forgotten classic of genre mashups and social satire.

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