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Barbara Wright: Translation as Art( Paperback / softback )
This wonderful collection of texts by and about Barbara Wright—“the most brilliant, conscientious and original translator of 20th century French literature”—begins the work of properly commemorating a figure toward whom all of English letters owes an unpayable debt.
Voices from Chernobyl( Hardback )
On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl. Until now, all of the books published in English focused on the facts, names, and data. Voices from Chernobyl presents first-hand accounts of what happened…
Nicholas Mosley’s Life and Art: A Biography in Six Interviews( Paperback / softback )
The son of Sir Oswald Mosley, leader of Britain’s Fascists in the 1930s, and himself the inheritor of a noble title, Nicholas Mosley nonetheless fought bravely for Britain during World War II, and became a tireless anti-Apartheid campaigner…
Conversations with Samuel Beckett and Bram van Velde( Paperback / softback )
When Samuel Beckett and the Dutch painter Bram van Velde met in Paris in the 1930s, both were living in abject poverty, and neither could have anticipated that—on the other side of World War II and the brutal occupation of France by the Nazis—they…
A Community Writing Itself( Paperback / softback )
Sarah Rosenthal interviews contemporary experimental American writers about art and life.