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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)
On Monday, September 23rd, Elisabeth Sifton and Fritz Stern will give a talk about their new book, No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State, at Politics and Prose Bookstore and the Goethe-Instit the next day.
(Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:37:08 -0400)
NYRB and McNally Jackson are teaming up to present a new reading series. This month features a celebration of Kingsley Amis and the new releases One Fat Englishman and Girl, 20.
(Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:48:17 -0400)
A Schoolboy’s Diary—a new collection of short stories by Robert Walser—is being celebrated in New York this month. On Tuesday, September 10, at 7pm, 192 Books hosts a discussion of the book between translator Damion Searls and experimental poet Mina Pam Dick (author of I Am the Robert Walser).
(Tue, 10 Sep 2013 08:52:47 -0400)
A new 50th anniversary restoration of Jean-Luc Godard’s Contempt (1963), the director’s look at a crumbling marriage, will play at Film Forum for a two-week engagement starting on September 6.
(Fri, 30 Aug 2013 15:31:19 -0400)
In Love and My Face for the World to See, books by Alfred Hayes that were just released in the NYRB Classics series, received significant reviews this week.
(Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:08:47 -0400)
Georges Simenon’s extensive body of work has inspired many films. These romans durs (“hard novels”—akin to what we would call a psychological thriller) have the right stuff for it: gritty settings, psychological tension, questionable morality, and sex.
(Wed, 07 Aug 2013 11:08:17 -0400)
Daniel Mendelsohn’s collection of essays—Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture—has been shortlisted for the 2013 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Awarded each year by a panel of judges, the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award honors work that “exemplifies the dignity and esteem that the essay form imparts to literature.” (Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:20:39 -0400)
Sharon Osbourne is writing a children's book based on the Disney TV programme she voices. (Sun, 08 Dec 2013 11:57:18 -0500)
Demi Lovato's book a New York Times best seller (Mon, 02 Dec 2013 03:46:21 -0500)
Alan Moore may hate superhero comics (Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500)
As the anticipation of the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug reaches fever pitch, so does the hype promoting the second film of the trilogy. (Sun, 01 Dec 2013 13:30:00 -0500)
Chong partly responsible for 'Wolf of Wall Street' (Fri, 29 Nov 2013 18:57:16 -0500)
(Thu, 28 Nov 2013 18:44:54 -0500)
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