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New From Gutenburg

Helmiä by Prosper Mérimée

Language: Finnish ()

Yön lapsi by Jack London

Language: Finnish ()

The travels of Pedro de Cieza de Léon; part 2 by Pedro de Cieza de Leon

Language: English ()

The Sea Fairies by L. Frank Baum

Language: English ()

The Rural Magazine, and Literary Evening Fire-Side, Vol. 1 No. 8 (1820) by Various

Language: English ()

The Rural Magazine, and Literary Evening Fire-Side, Vol. 1 No. 9 (1820) by Various

Language: English ()

The Poems of John Donne [2 vols.] Volume I by John Donne

Language: English ()

Histoires insolites by Auguste de Villiers de L'Isle-Adam

Language: French ()

Novelle umoristiche by Adolfo Albertazzi

Language: Italian ()

Petrarch by James Harvey Robinson

Language: English ()

Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians of the Nineteenth Century by Alexander Macfarlane

Language: English ()

Groups of the Order p^m by Lewis Irving Neikirk

Language: English ()

Social England under the Regency, Vol. 2 (of 2) by John Ashton

Language: English ()

Memorias de un Hombre de Acción: #2 El Escuadrón del Brigante by Pío Baroja

Language: Spanish ()

The Works of the Emperor Julian (Vol. 2 of 2) by Emperor of Rome Julian

Language: English ()

Lion and Dragon in Northern China by Reginald Fleming Johnston

Language: English ()

New York Review of Books

NYRB Events on April 26 and 30

Join us for discussions of Edward Mendelson’s Moral Agents and Walt Whitman’s Drum-Taps.

(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:28:28 -0400)

NYRB titles on the PEN Literary Awards shortlist

We’re pleased to announce that Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook and Ian Buruma’s Theater of Cruelty have made PEN shortlists.

(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:02:28 -0400)

Upcoming NYRB Events

Join us for events with Renata Adler, Freeman Dyson, and Tim Parks, and for a celebration of Josep Pla.

(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:02:49 -0400)

Happy Birthday, Kingsley Amis!

NYRB Classics is honoring the birthday of Kingsley Amis, born on this day in 1922.

(Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:39:10 -0400)

Titles from NYRB longlisted for PEN awards and shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award

Books by Ian Buruma, Josep Pla, Tove Jansson, and Qiu Miaojin have been honored by PEN and Lamda Literary.

(Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12:12:30 -0400)

Joel Agee on 'Prometheus Bound' at events in NYC

Join the translator of the NYRB Classics edition of Prometheus Bound for discussions about the provocative Greek tragedy.

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:57:13 -0400)

Upcoming Events: 'Go Figure!' and 'Moral Agents'

A celebration of Philip Guston in New York and a discussion with Edward Mendelson in Washington, D.C.

(Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:46:54 -0400)

Yashar Kemal, 1922–2015

NYRB is saddened by the death this week of Yashar Kemal, author of Memed, My Hawk and They Burn the Thistles.

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:56:44 -0500)

Events for 'Moral Agents' and 'A Legacy' in New York

Join New York Review Books for discussions with Edward Mendelson, Brenda Wineapple, Daniel Mendelsohn, and Edwin Frank.

(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:34:41 -0500)

Edward Mendelson's 'Moral Agents'

Edward Mendelson discuss his new book, Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers, at events in New York City.

(Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:39:54 -0500)

Patrick Leigh Fermor's 100th Birthday

February 11, 2015, marks the centenary of Patrick Leigh Fermor’s birth. Celebrate with 30% off all Patrick Leigh Fermor titles for a limited time.

(Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:50:28 -0500)

‘In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist’ Named a Sophie Brody Award Honor Book

Ruchama King Feuerman’s novel was honored at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Chicago.

(Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:01:41 -0500)

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)

from Canoe

William Shatner planning a book about Leonard Nimoy


William Shatner is planning to honour his friendship with fellow Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy by writing about it in a new book. (Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:39:46 -0400)

Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake' a spellbinding piece of history


Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake' a spellbinding piece of history (Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0400)

'Avengers' director Joss Whedon sued by author over 'The Cabin In The Woods'


'Avengers' director Whedon sued by author (Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:39:04 -0400)

Creator of X-Men character Wolverine dead at 75


Creator of X-Men character Wolverine dead at 75 (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:02:23 -0400)

Gunter Grass, Nobel Prize winner, dies aged 87


Gunter Grass, Nobel Prize winner, dies aged 87 (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:35:10 -0400)

'Game of Thrones' Author George R. R. Martin releases excerpt from 'The Winds of Winter'


'Winds of Winter' excerpt released (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18:19:38 -0400)

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