Poet, writer, and artist John Keene is exhibiting artwork in “One Night Only” at the Ace Hotel in New York City. Counternarratives, his long-awaited second book from New Directions, will be out out in May 2015.
Kurt Beals will read from his new translation of the stories of unique Swiss modernist Regina Ullmann. Lauded by Hesse, Rilke, Musil, and Mann, The Country Road is the first book to appear in English by Ullmann.
“Dunya Mikhail combines the authenticity of witness to global events with the essential poetic virtue of wit.” — Robert Stewart, editor of New Letters
For the centennial of his birth, the Rare Book and Manuscript Library is delighted to present an exhibit on the life and legacy of Thomas Merton, drawn from RBML’s very extensive Thomas Merton holdings, from the papers of his teacher and friend, Mark Van Doren, and from those of his friend and official biographer, John Howard Griffin.