John Lanchester

John Lanchester is the author of four novels and four books of nonfiction including, most recently, How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say—And What It Really Means. (November 2016)

Vladimir Nabokov, Montreux, Switzerland, 1966; photograph by Philippe Halsman

Flashes of Flora

The Original of Laura (Dying Is Fun)

by Vladimir Nabokov, edited by Dmitri Nabokov

December 17, 2009 issue

Looking for Trouble in China

K: The Art of Love

by Hong Ying, translated from the Chinese by Nicky Harman and Henry Zhao

One Man's Bible

by Gao Xingjian, translated from the Chinese by Mabel Lee

The Crazed

by Ha Jin

March 13, 2003 issue

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