Daniel Mendelsohn

Daniel Mendelsohn, an award-winning author, critic, and translator, is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books. Born on Long Island, he began a career in journalism in New York City in the early 1990s while completing his PhD in Classics at Princeton. His books include the international bestseller The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and many other honors; a memoir, The Elusive Embrace, a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year; a translation, with commentary, of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy; and two collections of essays, How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken and Waiting for the Barbarians. He teaches literature at Bard College.


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Identity and Recognition: A Conversation with Daniel Mendelsohn


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