Literary Fiction

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My German Problem (Wie Deutsch ist es?)

My German Problem (Wie Deutsch ist es?)

For an interview with Eric Lundgren, click here.  How German Is It (Wie Deutsch ist es), Walter Abish’s PEN/Faulkner — winning 1980 novel, follows the writer Ulrich Hargenau as he returns to Ger...

Camus at 100

Camus at 100

LARB's history editor, Robert Zaretsky, has published a new book, A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning, published by Harvard University Press in honor of the centenary of Camu...

China and the Nobel III

China and the Nobel III

Part III of our series on China and the Nobel Prize for Literature. LARB's Asia editors Megan Shank and Jeffrey Wasserstrom asked a number of prominent writers and critics to discuss their choices ...