Literary Criticism

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    The Candy Men
    The Rollicking Life and Times of the Notorious Novel Candy
    By Nile Southern
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A Rabelaisian satire loosely based on Voltaire's Candide, Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg's Candy became one of the most famous novels of the tumultuous 1960's. Detailing its humble beginnings in Paris through its agonizing three-year writing gestation (often on paper napkins, lost or destroyed)... [READ MORE]
    Beckett Remembering/Remembering Beckett
    A Celebration
    By Samuel Beckett, Edited by James Knowlson, Edited by Elizabeth Knowlson
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In life, Beckett was notoriously reticent, preferring to let his work speak for itself. In the first half of this collection, he reveals many of his inner thoughts and honest opinions about his life, writing, friends, and colleagues in candid interviews published for the first time in this book. He discusses... [READ MORE]
    Alternating Current
    By Octavio Paz
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A key figure in the Latin American literary renaissance, Octavio Paz focuses here on literature and art, drugs, the murder of God, and ethical and political problems.... [READ MORE]
    In Other Words
    40 Years of Writing on Indonesia and the Wider World
    By Goenawan Mohamad, Translated by Jennifer Lindsay, Foreword by Terence Ward
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A wide-ranging and beautiful collection of essays from one of world literature’s most important writers. Goenawan Mohamad is one of Indonesia’s foremost public intellectuals, and this translated volume of essays—spanning from 1968 to the present day—demonstrates the breadth of his perceptive and elegant... [READ MORE]
    Discovering the Hidden Wisdom of The Little Prince
    In Search of Saint-Exupéry's Lost Child
    By Pierre Lassus, Translated by Gretchen Schmid
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Finally, one of the most of the most beloved books every published—explained. The Little Prince is revered around the world. Two hundred million copies have been sold in 270 languages; it is the fourth best-selling book of all time. Part of its allure is that is seems incredibly wise but so simple it... [READ MORE]
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