Seth L. Riley on László Krasznahorkai

Categories: Best of the Web
by
 

At The Millions, Seth L. Riley considers the stylistic aims of László Krasznahorkai’s Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming (trans. Ottilie Mulzet), the final volume in the author’s quartet of dark visions of Hungarian rural life.

 

Andrew Hungate on Lydia Davis

Categories: Best of the Web
by
 

Upon the publication of Lydia Davis’ first collection of essays, the aptly titled Essays: One, Andrew Hungate finds something lacking in the book, in a review at 3:AM Magazine.

 

Leslie Jamison on Benjamin Moser and Susan Sontag

Categories: Best of the Web
by
 

Breaking radically with the judgment of Merve Emre in The Atlantic, Leslie Jamison appears in the latest issue of The New Republic with a rave review of Benjamin Moser’s official biography of Susan Sontag.