In May 2012, NYRB Classics will publish Sir Thomas Browne’s Religio Medici and Urne-Burial, edited and introduced by Stephen Greenblatt and Ramie Targoff.
Join John Summers, editor of Masscult and Midcult: Essays Again the American Grain, for a series of discussions about Dwight Macdonald. The events will be held in NYC, Chicago, Cambridge, and Washington DC this month.
Now available in its first English translation is Élisabeth Gille’s The Mirador: Dreamed Memories of Irène Némirovsky by Her Daughter. Gille’s imagined autobiography of her mother was first published in France in 1992.
BBC Radio 4 will broadcast its adaptation of Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate in thirteen episodes, from September 18 - 25. The cast includes Kenneth Branagh, Greta Scacchi, Janet Suzman, David Tennant and Harriet Walter.
We are pleased to announce the paperback release of Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell by former U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic.
We are pleased to announce the publication of Hav, a novel by the great Jan Morris. Hav consists of two parts: Last Letters from Hav, originally published in 1985, and its sequel, Hav of the Myrmidons, published in 2006.
Jonathan Lethem talks about the late L. J. Davis’s 1971 novel, A Meaningful Life, on the August 24th Underappreciated literature segment of The Leonard Lopate Show. The show airs live on WNYC from noon to 2 pm and can also be heard on a podcast.