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In various interviews, as well as in the closing credits of the film, Wes Anderson cites the works of Austrian novelist, poet, and translator Stefan Zweig (1881–1942) as the inspiration for his latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel.
(Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:15:51 -0500)
NYRB is thrilled to announce that Ruchama King Feuerman’s In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist has been selected as a finalist for the National Jewish Book Awards in Fiction.
(Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:31:06 -0500)
Mavis Gallant will be remembered as an enduring and legendary author, a contributor to The New Yorker for close to fifty years, and as a writer whose work brims with innovation, insight, heartbreak, mystery, and wit.
(Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:02:06 -0500)
On Saturday, March 1, at 4 p.m., NYRB will join Archipelago and New Directions for a literary press mingle at The Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle. Part of AWP week, the event will be a low-key conversation about books with editors, publishers, and publicists from the three presses.
(Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:16:08 -0500)
New York Review Books and The New York Review of Books will be at the 2014 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, February 26 through March 1, in Seattle.
(Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:26:10 -0500)
We are thrilled to receive praise from The New Yorker for Artemis Cooper’s Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure and from The Guardian for Slavko Goldstein’s 1941: The Year That Keeps Returning.
(Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:46:06 -0500)
New York Review Books is excited to announce several of its titles have been featured on best of lists for 2013.
(Sat, 21 Dec 2013 15:48:18 -0500)
We are excited to announce that John Williams’s Stoner has been selected as Waterstones’s Book of the Year in the UK.
(Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:10:56 -0500)
We’re pleased to announce that Artemis Cooper’s biography, Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure, has been chosen by The New York Times as a Notable Book of 2013. In his review in The New York Times, Christopher Benfey wrote Cooper “has written an affectionately intimate, informative and forgiving biography.”
(Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:22:41 -0500)
On Thursday, November 14, Slavko Goldstein will talk about his new book, 1941: The Year That Keeps Returning, the astounding account of the fateful year when his father was arrested and taken away by Croatian fascists. Goldstein’s account blends his family’s history with the larger history of Yugoslavia during World War II.
(Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:24:18 -0500)
1941, The Year That Keeps Returning is the astonishing memoir by award-winning author, editor, and publisher Slavko Goldstein of the fateful year when the pro-fascist nationalists in Croatia were brought to power by the Nazi occupiers of Yugoslavia.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:17:00 -0500)
On Monday, November 4 at 7 pm, Artemis Cooper will give a talk about the new biography, Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure, at Barnes and Noble on the Upper East Side, 150 E 86th Street, New York. The talk will include a visual presentation, and is part of the B&N Writers on Writers series.
(Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:49:51 -0400)
The Invention of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares, published by NYRB Classics, was the inspiration for Alain Resnais’s 1961 film Last Year at Marienbad. Critic and New York Review contributor J. Hoberman will introduce the film. Alain Robbe-Grillet’s screenplay was nominated for an Oscar.
(Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:47:53 -0400)
On October 14th, The Bridge of Beyond by Simone Schwarz-Bart will be celebrated at the 92nd Street Y. Jamaica Kincaid, who wrote the introduction to the NYRB Classics edition of Simone Schwarz-Bart’s The Bridge of Beyond, will read from the novel.
(Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:07:32 -0400)
On Tuesday, September 24, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and The New York Review of Books will celebrate the publication of Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II, the new book by contributor Martin Filler.
(Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:41:34 -0400)
Lena Dunham to write Archie comic series (Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:39:16 -0500)
Neil Young planning second memoir (Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:39:42 -0500)
'Mockingbird' author Lee settles museum lawsuit (Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:17:04 -0500)
Rowling to publish new crime novel (Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:55:30 -0500)
Gary Shteyngart finds happy place with 'Little Failure' (Mon, 17 Feb 2014 09:00:00 -0500)
Jesse Eisenberg inks publishing deal (Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:48:33 -0500)
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