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New From Gutenburg

Walther von der Vogelweide by Ludwig Uhland

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Birds and All Nature, Vol. VI, No. 2, September 1899 by Various

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Nancy Pembroke in Nova Scotia

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Oorlogsfilosofie by Leonard Polak

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The Fall of a Nation by Thomas Dixon

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La familia de León Roch by Benito Pérez Galdós

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La familia de León Roch by Benito Pérez Galdós

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La familia de León Roch by Benito Pérez Galdós

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Begegnisse eines jungen Thierquälers oder »Der Gerechte erbarmt sich auch seines Thieres.«

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History of the War in Afghanistan, Vol. I (of 3) by Sir John William Kaye

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New York Review of Books

NYRB at ALA Chicago

New York Review Books and The New York Review of Books will be at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits in Chicago this Friday, January 30th, through Monday, February 2nd.

(Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:44:44 -0500)

Upcoming Events with Peter Bush, translator of The Gray Notebook

Celebrate Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook, and Catalan literature at events with translator Peter Bush in January and February.

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:19:46 -0500)

Upcoming Events with Darryl Pinckney

This week and next, hear the frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and author of Blackballed speak at events in New York City.

(Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:23:34 -0500)

Saturday Story Time with Chris Raschka

On Saturday, January 10, at 11 a.m., join Chris Raschka for Greenlight Bookstore’s Saturday Story Time. The Alphabetabum author will lead kids in activities based on the pictures and poems in the book.

(Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:14:58 -0500)

NYRB Meet-Up in Vancouver

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:30:57 -0500)

Panel Discussion: Victor Serge's 'Midnight in the Century'

On Wednesday, December 3rd, at 7:30 p.m., join NYRB Classics for a panel discussion of Victor Serge’s Midnight in the Century. Edwin Frank, Richard Greeman, and Christopher Winks will be panelists, and Jenny Greeman will moderate.

(Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:57:59 -0500)

New Old Classics: Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Chekhov

On Monday, December 1st, at 7 p.m., NYRB Classics editor Edwin Frank will be in conversation with translator Marian Schwartz about the lasting appeal of Russian literature to translators, editors, and new audiences. The panelists will discuss the new NYRB Classics edition of Alexander Pushkin’s The Captain’s Daughter, translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler, as well as Marian Schwartz’s translation of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, published by Yale University Press. Translator and PEN World Voices co-founder Esther Allen will moderate. The discussion is a part of Read Russia’s Russian Literature Week, and a reception will follow.

(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:47:43 -0500)

An Evening with John Ehle

On Tuesday, November 25th, at 7 p.m., John Ehle will discuss his book The Land Breakers, published in a new edition by NYRB Classics, with writer Jackson Taylor and his daughter, the actress Jennifer Ehle, at McNally Jackson bookstore.

(Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:59:38 -0500)

A Discussion of ‘Last Words from Montmartre’

On Thursday, November 20, at 7 p.m., Last Words from Montmartre translator Ari Larissa Heinrich will discuss Taiwanese novelist Qiu Miaojin’s final work at Bluestockings bookstore.

(Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:24:34 -0500)

A Celebration of John Williams’ 'Stoner'

Join NYRB Classics and Brooklyn by the Book in celebrating Stoner, the international best seller by John Williams. Critic and classicist Daniel Mendelsohn, poet and memoirist Honor Moore, and novelist Ruth Rendell will discuss the incredible—and still-growing—resurgence of the novel’s popularity. Writer and literary critic Liesl Schillinger will moderate the evening.

(Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:58:54 -0500)

Kristallnacht Program: Resisters Against Hitler

On Monday, November 10, at 1:30 p.m., Fritz Stern and Elisabeth Sifton will discuss their book, No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler, at the Central Queens Y.

(Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:07:21 -0500)

Celebrate Jewish Book Month with Ruchama King Feuerman

Hear the author of In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist discuss her book at events in Houston, Portland, Seattle, and more.

(Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:14:05 -0500)

Events with Darryl Pinckney in Boston and Baltimore

Join NYRB and Darryl Pinckney for discussions about Pinckney’s latest book, Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy.

(Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:05:09 -0400)

Ian Buruma at the 25th Chicago Humanities Festival

On Saturday, November 1st, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., join author and frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books Ian Buruma at the 25th Chicago Humanities Festival, where he will discuss his new collection of essays, Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War.

(Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:52:55 -0400)

Meet Chris Raschka, Author of ‘Alphabetabum’

On Saturday, November 1st, at 3 p.m., bring your kids to Labyrinth Books for an afternoon with Caldecott Medal-winner Chris Raschka, who will talk about his latest book, Alphabetabum, published by The New York Review Children’s Collection.

(Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:37:58 -0400)

from Canoe

Stieg Larsson Millenium sequel 'That Which Does Not Kill Us' out in August


New Stieg Larsson book in August (Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:20:17 -0500)

James Patterson selling self-destructive book for $300,000


Patterson selling self-destructive book for $300K (Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:34:20 -0500)

Marvel revives 'Star Wars' comics in stunning fashion


Marvel revives 'Star Wars' comics in stunning fashion (Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:09:06 -0500)

Kim Kardashian reveals cleavage-filled cover photo of her new selfie book


Kim K reveals cleavage-filled cover pic of book (Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:06:51 -0500)

'Boy Who Came Back From Heaven' book pulled after author retracts story


A Christian publisher moved to pull a popular book by a boy who described his time in heaven while in a coma, the Washington Post reported on Friday, days after the child, who co-authored the book with his father, retracted his story. (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:51:35 -0500)

20 books to read before they hit theatres this year


20 books to read before they hit theatres (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:00:00 -0500)

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