Now a New Directions book, the legendary novel that is “equal to the best of Virginia Woolf and Samuel Beckett” (New York Times Book Review)
The fiery and enigmatic masterpiece—one of the greatest novels of the Modernist era.
The exquisite, much-anticipated new novel by the author of Ship Fever, winner of the National Book Award.
Giorgio Bassani’s six classic books, collected for the first time in English as the epic masterwork they were intended to be.
Written in Paris between 1928 and 1940 for an emigrant newspaper, Billancourt Tales is about the industrialized suburb of Paris where thousands of exiled Russians, including Berberova, were finding factory work and establishing homes.