John Bátki

John Bátki’s stories have appeared in The New Yorker. He received the O. Henry Award for short fiction and has taught at Harvard University.

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    Gyula Krúdy’s luminous and willful pastoral, peopled with archaic, semi-mythical figures–damned poets and doomed aristocrats, dreamily erotic hetaerae and rude country squires–is pure fin-de-siècle, art nouveau in prose” —W. L. Webb