Michael Henry Heim

Michael Henry Heim is a professor of Slavic languages at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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    Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age

    An elderly roué, passing a group of sunbathing women, reminisces about the women he has known. Part drunken boast, part confession, part metaphysical poem on the nature of love and time, this astonishing novel (which unfolds in a single monumental sentence) shows why Milan Kundera called Hrabal “our very best writer today.”