>> Tuesday, April 6, 2010
New York Review Books Classics publishes unique and interesting classics from many eras and parts of the world. Some you may have heard of, others you'll discover for the first time! Often they are translated from other languages and include such greats as such as Euripides, Dante, Balzac, and Chekhov. NYRB Classics include not just fiction titles but also non-fiction such as memoirs, cookbooks, travel and literary criticism.
Just a sample of their authors: Daphne DuMaurier, Arthur Conan Doyle, Christina Stead, Mavis Gallant, Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky.
Considered the wide range of eras, genres and nationalities you are sure to find something to suit your tastes.
NYRB Classics have a blog: A Different Stripe and a lovely catalogue (PDF).
Spotlight Series will feature book reviews of NYRB Classics from participants during the week of May 16-22, 2010.
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