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Reviews of Compass by Mathias Enard


The New York Times

LA Review of Books

The Spectator

BBC World Service interview on Compass

The Paris Review

The Economist

The Irish Times

The Guardian

The Washington Post

The New Republic

The Financial Times

The Wall Street Journal

The New Yorker

The Los Angeles Times

Harper's Magazine

Kirkus Reviews

Publisher's Weekly


New York Journal of Books

World Literature Today

2017 Man Booker International Shadow Jury Prize

The Quarterly Conversation


Numéro Cinq

The Complete Review

Dolce Bellezza

Time's Flow Stemmed

On the Seawall

The Book Binder's Daughter

Tony's Reading List

Minor Literature[s]

1streading's Blog

The Culture Trip

Messenger's Booker

The Far South Project

Shelf Awareness


Deborah Smith at the Financial Times on literary translation

Compass on the Man Booker International Prize 2017 shortlist

Interview with Words Without Borders on Compass

Interview with Man Booker International Prize 2017 on Compass

Interview at Conversational Reading on Compass


Texts in Compass at the Public Domain Review

Compass:  A Playlist




Irish Times on the 2017 Man Booker International Prize 

Melissa Beck on Coming by Jean-Luc Nancy in Numéro Cinq

The Nation on Cocteau by Claude Arnaud

The Bay Area Reporter on Jean Cocteau:  A Life

Kenyon Review on Street of Thieves  

Publisher's Weekly starred review of Jean Cocteau: A Life

The Guardian on Enard's Street of Thieves  

M-Dash on Enard's Street of Thieves 

New York Times review of Mathias Enard's Street of Thieves 

The Christian Science Monitor on Enard's Street of Thieves  

3am Magazine on Mathias Enard's Street of Thieves  

The TLS on Zone 

Lauren Elkin on The Fata Morgana Books

Jim Ryan on The Fata Morgana Books 

The American Reader on The Fata Morgana Books 

Typographical Era on Jonathan Littell's The Fata Morgana Books 

The Fata Morgana Books

Hyperallergic on Jean Genet's Fragments of the Artwork 

Review at The Spectator of Facing the Torturer by François Bizot 

Review by Gerald Bruns of a book on Blanchot   

Review of The Fall of Sleep by Jean-Luc Nancy at Rain Taxi

Review of The Castle in Transylvania by Jules Verne at The Speculator

another Castle in Transylvania review

Review of On Poetry and Politics by Jean Paulhan in the July 16th TLS 

Review of The Lemoine Affair at Rain Taxi

Book review of The Lemoine Affair at Bloomberg

Seattle Times book review of The Lemoine Affair