Emmanuel Carrère’s novel powerfully satirizes intellectual pretension but at the expense of engaging storytelling.
Book Review: The Story of the ‘Hand Grenade’ — Emmanuel Carrère’s Biography of the Russian Writer Eduard Limonov
A compelling chronicle of the life of the notorious Russian writer and political activist Eduard Limonov.
Book Review: A Memoir That Gives Solace to Us All
A best-seller in France, Emmanuel Carrère’s quirky, but ultimately compelling memoir examines the effects of two disasters on very separate groups of people to whom the writer is connected, at the beginning, quite peripherally.