Nostalgia: Short Stories

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Price
$21.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
361
Dimensions
6.16 X 9.02 X 1.01 inches | 1.11 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811215886
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About the Author

Mircea Cartarescu (b. 1956) is a Romanian author. He was recipient of the Romanian Writers Union prize in 1994 for Travesti and the Republic of Moldova prize in 1994, among many other awards. His work has been translated into English, French, Spanish, and German.
Julian Semilian is a Romanian-born poet, translator, novelist and filmmaker. He currently teaches film editing at the North Carolina School of the Arts, after a twenty-four-year career as a film editor in Hollywood. Before his translation of Cartarescu's Nostalgia, he translated Paul Celan's Romanian Poems (Green Integer).
ANDREI CODRESCU is the author of New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City; Wakefield, a novel; and it was today: new poems. He has also written extensively about photography, including two essays on Walker Evans published by the Getty Museum. A regular commentator on NPR's β€œAll Things Considered,” Andrei Codrescu lives in New Orleans and teaches at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He also serves as editor of the literary journal Exquisite Corpse.

Reviews

Read this book, then read it again.
A wonderful labyrinth of language and color. Cartarescu, one of Romania's foremost poets and novelists, gives us a novel filled with surprises and the unexpected.--Peter Constantine