THE WORLD GOES ON

01 December 2017

László Krasznahorkai

Translated by John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet and Georges Szirtes

In his novels and short stories, the Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai has consistently explored post-Communist society in metaphysical terms, through philosophical writing that mines the details of daily experience to explore the larger human condition. In this latest collection of short stories, set in Varanasi, Shanghai and several other places, Krasznahorkai reflects on the transcendental nature of time and space.

New Directions, 288 pages, $24.95

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