World Literature Dispatches

October 21, 2009 | 5 books mentioned

Some world literature links: Sign and Sight offers the best introduction to Herta Müller I’ve been able to find…The Complete Review gets the ball rolling on Roberto Bolaño’s (very) early novel Monsieur Pain, forthcoming from New Directions…Ingo Schulze, author of the quietly astonishing New Lives and the forthcoming One More Story, talks to The Toronto Star (via)…The NBCC features Yu Hua‘s BrothersClaudio Magris is crowned the king of FrankfurtMaud Newton hails Juan Gabriel Vásquez‘s “inventive and intricately plotted” The InformersThe Brooklyn Rail and Transcript both offer handsome online digests of short stories from around the world.

is the author of City on Fire and A Field Guide to the North American Family. In 2017, he was named one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists.

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