Book Review: “Love in the New Millennium” — Inscrutable Passion

November 25, 2018
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This is a bewildering, frustrating, deeply weird novel, densely written and remarkably free of signposts.

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Book Review: “In Certain Circles” and “The Last Lover” — The Powerful and The Disappointing

September 22, 2014
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Elizabeth Harrower’s In Certain Circles is a stunning novel about class and marriage and power; Can Xue’s The Last Lover is a tedious surrealistic farce.

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Margellos World Republic of Letters

February 18, 2009
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By Bill Marx “Five Spice Street” is the second book in the new series the Margellos World Republic of Letters, which features foreign literature in translation. Given all the gloomy publishing news I wanted the podcast to focus on a positive development for books in translations. So in this World Books podcast I talk to…

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