Martin Riker

Select Reviews & Critical Writing

New York Times Book Review

Mathias Enard's The Annual Banquet of the Gravedigger's Guild

Laurent Mauvignier's The Birthday Party

Antonio Muñoz Molina's To Walk Alone in a Crowd

Lucy Ellmann's Ducks, Newburyport

Clarice Lispector's The Chandelier

Mike McCormack's Solar Bones

Fleur Jaeggy's These Possible Lives and I Am the Brother of XX

Giacomo Sartori's I Am God

Orham Pamuk's A Strangeness in My Mind

Experimental Fiction roundup

Daniel Anselme's On Leave

Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar's The Time Regulation Institute

Imre Kertesz's Dossier K

J.M Coetzee's and Paul Auster's Here and Now

Wall Street Journal

Marlen Haushofer's The Wall

Adalbert Stifter's Motley Stones

Alasdair Gray's Hell

Marguerite Duras's Abahn Sabana David

Mina Loy's Insel

Jay Parini's Borges and Me

Marcel Schwob overview

Karen Green's Bough Down

Guy de Maupassant's Like Death

Mezz Mezzrow's Really the Blues

Simon Ley's The Death of Napoleon

Georges Perec's I Remember

Wolfgang Hilbig's The Sleep of the Righteous

Jorge Luis Borges's Professor Borges

Roy Morris's Declaring His Genius: Oscar Wilde in North AmericaI

Pierre Michon overview

Jorge Amado overview


Mircea Cartarescu in London Review of Books

David Wallace, “Last Words” in Brooklyn Rail