After her closest friend leapt to his death, the poet recorded her memories of him every day for a year.
A vigorous advocate for the avant-garde, the filmmaker often neglected to promote himself.
Eugene Lim’s novel explores mortality by way of Buddhism, cybernetics, and Asian identity.
Bader brings a conceptual playfulness to found-object assemblage, updating Marcel Duchamp’s concept of the assisted readymade for the age of the online shopper.
Mary Jo Bang’s interpretation updates this 14th-century poem for 20th-century readers.
Garielle Lutz’s sentences are among the most original in modern English, their linguistic specificity making them virtually untranslatable.
Intended as a satire of the Parisian Symbolist milieu, Gide’s novel Marshlands is a sendup of writing itself.
In Dorthe Nors’s minimalist fiction, other people are both an opportunity and a threat.
In his fiction, Nikolai Leskov writes as if he is overhearing the stories being told.
The Portuguese author concealed his identity behind aliases, or what he called heteronyms, who served as guides to living.
The novelist transforms the magazine into an ambiguous symbol of everything its reader might lack.
Long out of print, Mount Analogue, René Daumal’s cult classic, offers a tale of renunciation and self-acceptance.