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.
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.
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.
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.
New York Review Books is excited to announce several of its titles have been featured on best of lists for 2013.
We are excited to announce that John Williams’s Stoner has been selected as Waterstones’s Book of the Year in the UK.
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.”