New Directions Pearl Series
Places of My Infancy
From the author of the classic The Leopard, an intimate look at an Italian childhood.
Robert Walser's preferred alternate version of his classic tale. In a new translation by Susan Bernofsky, The Walk is an elegant consideration of walking and the philosophical musings it engenders.
The Hall of the Singing Caryatids
A far-out, far-fetched, and fiendishly funny story about a strange nightclub and its outrageous entertainment.
Joseph Roth s final novella, The Leviathan, concerns a shtetl s finest coral merchant and how his dream of seeing the sea for the first time materializes at a terrible cost.
One of the most powerful short stories ever written, this work discusses the dynamics of patriotism and honor, love and suicide.
Urn Burial, one of the most influential essays inWestern literature, is now available as a New Directions Pearl.
In Search of Duende
This excellent compilation of Lorca's poetry and prose emphasizes Lorca's notion of the duende, the earth spirit of irrationality and death.
Everything and Nothing
A pocket-sized Pearls edition of some of Borges best fictions and essays.
The Literary Conference
New in the New Directions Pearls series: an extremely rich mad scientist attempts to clone a leading genius in a bid to take over the world.
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