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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).