Thursday, March 1, 2012

MARCH, 2012 / books

TREATISE ON ELEGANT LIVING     ★★★★★
Honoré de Balzac, 1830, Wakefield Press (2010), tr. Napoleon Jeffries
     



























GOLD     ★★★★★
Blaise Cendrars, 1925, Peter Owen Modern Classics (2003), tr. Nina Rootes
     


























HEARTSNATCHER     ★★★★★
Boris Vian, 1953, Dalkey Archive Press (2003), tr. Stanley Chapman
     

























SELECTED WRITINGS     ★★★★☆
Guillaume Apollinaire, 1917, New Directions Publishing (1971)
     



























SELECTED WRITINGS     ★★★★☆
Paul Valéry, 1895-1945, New Directions Publishing (1964), tr. various
     


























I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVES     ★★★★☆
Boris Vian, 1946, Tam Tam Press (1998)
     



























JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH     ★★★☆☆
Jules Verne, 1864, Penguin Classics (2009), tr. ?
     



























A RUSSIAN DOLL AND OTHER STORIES     ★★★☆☆
Adolfo Bioy Casares, anthology, New Directions Publishing (1992), tr. Suzanne Jill Levine
     

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