Table Talk: From the Threepenny Review

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Price
$28.00  $25.76
Publisher
Counterpoint LLC
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Pages
356
Dimensions
6.4 X 9.1 X 1.3 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781619024571
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About the Author

Wendy Lesser is the founding editor of the The Threepenny Review and the author of ten books, the most recent of which, Why I Read (FSG), was published in 2014.

Jennifer Zahrt, a freelance editor, holds a PhD in German Literature from UC Berkeley.

Mimi Chubb, a Princeton graduate, has written for The Threepenny Review since 2005.

Reviews

"[A] splendid ensemble of distinctive, erudite voices...This invigorating, idiosyncratic collection overwhelmed me with a sense of joy; for anyone hungering after the trials of aesthetic striving, it will prove impossible to resist." --The Boston Globe

"Pithy literary musings on art, culture, politics and life selected from the Threepenny Review's Table Talk section. Featuring essays published between 1990 and 2013, the anthology emulates a gathering of critics, philosophers, writers and artists in lively conversation....While some contributions are time specific, most resonate with a universality that goes beyond their publication dates....assemblage of ideas, critical thinking and wry observations, which is itself a swell digression....An invigorating collection of passionate, spirited voices." --Kirkus

"These 99 pithy gems, "released to coincide with the 35th anniversary of "The Threepenny Review" in January 2015, are thought-provoking, inspiring, humorous, and sometimes breathtaking. A superb anthology." --Booklist