Novels in Three Lines (New York Review Books Classics)Novels in Three Lines (New York Review Books Classics)
Felix Feneon
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

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

A Man Called OveA Man Called Ove
Reader's Companions
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman | Digest & Review With this digest companion, you'll enjoy: • A digest of the The book title • Content for your book club or other group event. • Stories beyond the digest and tidbits you may not know • The book's impact and its important to read • And more! What other readers are saying: "You ...
Number of pages: 30 | Publication Date: 2015-12-17 | ISBN-13: 9781522784364

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

Zama (New York Review Books Classics)Zama (New York Review Books Classics)
Antonio Di Benedetto
An NYRB Classics Original First published in 1956, Zama is now universally recognized as one of the masterpieces of modern Argentine and Spanish-language literature.   Written in a style that is both precise and sumptuous, weirdly archaic and powerfully novel, Zama takes place in the last decade of the eighteenth century and describes the solitar ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2016-08-23 | ISBN-13: 9781590177174

EileenEileen
Ottessa Moshfegh
Shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize and chosen by David Sedaris as his recommended book for his Fall 2016 tour. So here we are. My name was Eileen Dunlop. Now you know me. I was twenty-four years old then, and had a job that paid fifty-seven dollars a week as a kind of secretary at a private juvenile correctional facility for teenage bo ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2016-08-16 | ISBN-13: 9780143128755

When I Found YouWhen I Found You
Reader's Companions
When I Found You by Catherine Ryan Hyde | Digest & Review Nathan goes hunting in the forest and finds an abandoned baby. Even though he wants to keep it, he is forced to give it away to the child's grandmother, who returns to him after more than ten years, with a teenager boy that she now wants him to take care of. Nat, named after the man who fo ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2015-11-13 | ISBN-13: 9781519267221

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