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Founded in 1936 by James Laughlin, New Directions proudly publishes great literature from around the world.
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New Directions Jan 17
THE FACTORY is an indictment of capitalism: the way it uses us, the ways it fails us, the way it hurts us. She creates not so much a labyrinth but an entire ridiculous, claustrophobic and sinister world.
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New Directions Jan 15
New Mei-mei Berssenbrugges out next month: A TREATISE ON STARS ✨ plus a reissue of EMPATHY, originally published in 1989
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New Directions Jan 15
CONGRATULATIONS to Sam Bett, and of course Yukio Mishima! STAR is a finalist for The Believer Book Award:
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The Believer Jan 15
Announcing the longlists for The 2020 Believer Book Awards:
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New Directions Jan 15
This is heartwarming.
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Sophie Hughes Jan 7
Thank you to author Mark Haber for picking out HURRICANE SEASON by Fernanda Melchor looking ahead to 2020.
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Sophie Hughes Jan 11
10 writers to watch in Publishers Weekly, including Fernanda Melchor () & her HURRICANE SEASON. “You can find crazy violence everywhere. It’s just that Mexico’s violence has this carnivalesque, burlesque, or grotesque side.”
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New Directions Jan 13
Replying to @smalllights
If we may say so, The Yellow Arrow by Victor Pelevin, which is based on another great train book (not from ND) Moscow to the End of the Line by Venedikt Erofeev
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Laurie Hertzel Jan 12
ALL MY CATS by Bohumil Hrabal is an unusual, brutal (at times), tender (at other times) and deeply unforgettable memoir about a man on the verge of cracking up and the cats he loves and despairs of. Newly translated and published by
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New Directions Jan 8
Have you seen our latest pamphlets yet? TREASURE OF THE CASTILIAN OR SPANISH LANGUAGE by Sebastián de Covarrubias Horozco, translated by Janet Hendrickson, is up for the PEN Poetry in Translation Prize!
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Don Mee Choi Jan 7
Tomorrow Jan. 8, I will be reading my poems as well as poems by and discuss translingual poetics with Eugene Ostashevsky at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dorotheenstra. 65, Raum5.57. 18:00 Uhr. 🐶
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Gabe Habash Jan 6
I had forgotten Muriel Spark wrote the phrase "a nose and a mouth like a snowman" and laughed out loud rereading this
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Mieke Chew Dec 25
Christmas miracle:
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New York Times Books Dec 24
"The characters choke on what they cannot, will not, say." on the fiction of Dasa Drndic.
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New York Times Books Dec 24
The characters in Dasa Drndic's novels, says , "give themselves over to voluptuous grief. Complicity rots them from within."
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Parul Sehgal Dec 24
I had to resume all my old vices to survive these (brilliant, harrowing) books and even adopted a few new ones. Dasa Drndic is as pitiless and thrilling as advertised and then some.
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Berl's Poetry Shop Dec 19
Just in, Chantal Maillard’s KILLING PLATO translated by
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so sad today Dec 19
these books are good
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Laurie Hertzel Dec 19
I liked this list from on the oddest books he's read this year. Agree with him and would add one more: ALL MY CATS by Bohumil Hrabal (but, like the others, a great book)
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New Directions Dec 19
Replying to @spencerruchti
Sadly not at the moment!
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