Carla Baricz considers Szilárd Borbély’s “Final Matters,” the haunting final volumes of one of Hungary’s most celebrated poets.
Carla Baricz's essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Marginalia Review of Books, Asymptote, Ploughshares Online, World Literature Today, Words Without Borders, as well as in academic journals and foreign language publications. She is the translator and assistant editor of Romanian Writers on Writing. Born in Romania, she earned her PhD in English Literature from Yale University and currently lives in Jerusalem, where she teaches in the English Department at Hebrew University and is a Mandel Fellow at the Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Jewish Studies.
Carla Baricz interviews Norman Manea on hooliganism in Romania, the novelistic memoir and the 10th anniversary of The Hooligan’s Return.
Norman Manea’s The Hooligan’s Return is one of the vanguard experimental memoirs of our time.