Novels in Three Lines (New York Review Books Classics)Novels in Three Lines (New York Review Books Classics)
Félix Fénéon
A NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS ORIGINALNovels in Three Lines collects more than a thousand items that appeared anonymously in the French newspaper Le Matin in 1906—true stories of murder, mayhem, and everyday life presented with a ruthless economy that provokes laughter even as it shocks. This extraordinary trove, undiscovered until the 1940s and here t ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2007-08-21 | ISBN-13: 9781590172308

FearFear
Gabriel Chevallier
An NYRB Classics Original Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation1915: Jean Dartemont heads off to the Great War, an eager conscript. The only thing he fears is missing the action. Soon, however, the vaunted “war to end all wars” seems like a war that will never end: whether mired in the trenches or going over the top, Jean finds hi ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2014-05-20 | ISBN-13: 9781590177167

Stoner (New York Review Books Classics)Stoner (New York Review Books Classics)
John Williams
William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as the years pass, Stoner encounters a succession o ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2006-06-20 | ISBN-13: 9781590171998

The Glory of the EmpireThe Glory of the Empire
Jean D'Ormesson
The Glory of the Empire is the rich and absorbing history of an extraordinary empire, at one point a rival to Rome. Rulers such as Basil the Great of Onessa, who founded the Empire but whose treacherous ways made him a byword for infamy, and the romantic Alexis the bastard, who dallied in the fleshpots of Egypt, studied Taoism and Buddhism, retur ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2016-05-03 | ISBN-13: 9781590179659

Summary of the History and Development of Mediaeval and Modern European Music (Novello, Ewer and Co.'s Music Primers)Summary of the History and Development of Mediaeval and Modern European Music (Novello, Ewer and Co.'s Music Primers)
C. Hubert H. Parry
From the PREFACE A FAIRLY comprehensive and orderly understanding of the history of his art is of great importance to a musician, both for the light it throws upon every department of practical work, for the widening of his artistic sympathies, and for the service that a rational study of history of any kind is capable of rendering to a man's mind ...
Number of pages: 124 | Publication Date: 2014-10-12 | ISBN-13: 9781502810342

ReviewsReviews
Oscar Wilde
INTRODUCTION The editor of writings by any author not long deceased is censured sooner or later for his errors of omission or commission.  I have decided to err on the side of commission and to include in the uniform edition of Wilde’s works everything that could be identified as genuine.  Wilde’s literary reputation has survived so much ...
Number of pages: 554 | Publication Date: 2017-01-16 | ISBN-13: 9781542588447

Memoirs of an Anti-SemiteMemoirs of an Anti-Semite
Gregor Von Rezzori
The elusive narrator of this beautifully written, complex, and powerfully disconcerting novel is the scion of a decayed aristocratic family from the farther reaches of the defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire. In five psychologically fraught episodes, he revisits his past, from adolescence to middle age, a period that coincides with the twentieth-centur ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2007-12-04 | ISBN-13: 9781590172469

Like Death (New York Review Books Classics)Like Death (New York Review Books Classics)
Guy De Maupassant
A devastating novel about the treachery of love by Maupassant, now in a new translation by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winning poet and translator Richard HowardOlivier Bertin is at the height of his career as a painter. After making his name as a young man with his Cleopatra, he has gone on to establish himself as “the chosen paint ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2017-02-21 | ISBN-13: 9781681370323

A View of the Harbour (New York Review Books Classics)A View of the Harbour (New York Review Books Classics)
Elizabeth Taylor
Blindness and betrayal are Elizabeth Taylor’s great subjects, and in A View of the Harbour she turns her unsparing gaze on the emotional and sexual politics of a seedy seaside town that’s been left behind by modernity. Tory, recently divorced, depends more and more on the company of her neighbors Robert, a doctor, and Beth, a busy author of mel ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2015-06-02 | ISBN-13: 9781590178485

Young Man with a Horn (New York Review Books Classics)Young Man with a Horn (New York Review Books Classics)
Dorothy Baker
Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him. He could pick up a tune so quickly that it didn’t matter to the Cotton Club boss that he was underage, or to the guys in the band that he was just a white kid. He started out in the slums of LA with nothing, and he ended up on top of the game in the speakeasies and nightclubs of New York. But while ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2012-09-11 | ISBN-13: 9781590175774

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