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Brian Dillon

Brian Dillon is a writer and professor. Writer. AFFINITIES, ESSAYISM & SUPPOSE A SENTENCE published by Fitzcarraldo & NYRB. GONE TO EARTH (on Hounds of Love) & AMBIVALENCE (on education) forthcoming.

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Book Cover for: Gallery of Clouds, Rachel Eisendrath

Gallery of Clouds

Rachel Eisendrath
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

“Lives of the Critics; or, Et in Arcadia Ego“ Rebecca Ariel Porte @___OED___ on Rachel Eisendrath’s Gallery of Clouds and the literary genre of the “life in criticism”. (Which might despite and unknown to myself be the only genre I’ve ever written in.) https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/lives-of-the-critics-or-et-in-arcadia-ego/

Hardcover, 2021

$19.95$9.98 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Come Back in September: A Literary Education on West Sixty-Seventh Street, Manhattan, Darryl Pinckney

Come Back in September: A Literary Education on West Sixty-Seventh Street, Manhattan

Darryl Pinckney
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

For @IrishTimesBooks, my review of Darryl Pinckney's memoir about his friend and mentor Elizabeth Hardwick, "Come Back in September: A Literary Education on West Sixty-Seventh Street, Manhattan". (Including EH on martinis: "They explode the whole head.") https://t.co/yNVbRZmcyE

Paperback, 2023

$20.00$10.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Critical Revolutionaries: Five Critics Who Changed the Way We Read, Terry Eagleton

Critical Revolutionaries: Five Critics Who Changed the Way We Read

Terry Eagleton
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

I'm in this week's @4_columns summer missive, reviewing Terry Eagleton's "Critical Revolutionaries". https://t.co/Z2Syx0KkHQ

Paperback, 2023

$20.00$10.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Julia Margaret Cameron, Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

"Julia Margaret Cameron's niece" was of course Julia Stephen: philanthropist, author of "Notes from Sickrooms", and mother of Virginia Woolf

Paperback, 2018

$12.95$6.47 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Wrong Norma, Anne Carson

Wrong Norma

Anne Carson
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

alongside genial poetic conceits there are works here of abiding strangeness and profundity… Carson can seem a rarefied, scholarly, or forbidding poet; but such moments as the lament of the sky, inseparable from erudition and wit, connect her work to the world in startling ways.

Paperback, 2024

$17.95$8.98 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: August Blue, Deborah Levy

August Blue

Deborah Levy
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

My @4_columns review of Deborah Levy's novel AUGUST BLUE. https://t.co/CMbvdXf0fC

Hardcover, 2023

$27.00$13.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Unfinished Business, Michael Bracewell

Unfinished Business

Michael Bracewell
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

As part of the @Dauntbooks festival, I'll be talking about AFFINITIES with the great Michael Bracewell, whose books, especially UNFINISHED BUSINESS and SOUVENIR, you should plan to buy when you come along – 5:30pm on Friday 17th March https://t.co/vfncV3XxKS

Hardcover, 2023

$28.99$14.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Employees: A Workplace Novel of the 22nd Century, Olga Ravn

The Employees: A Workplace Novel of the 22nd Century

Olga Ravn
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

For @4_columns, I wrote about Olga Ravn's short, strange, queasy novel The Employees (translated by Martin Aitken). https://t.co/vYza0Y2FnA

Paperback, 2023

$14.95$7.47 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Fassbinder Thousands of Mirrors, Ian Penman

Fassbinder Thousands of Mirrors

Ian Penman
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

FASSBINDER THOUSANDS OF MIRRORS is published today by @FitzcarraldoEds – congratulations to @pawboy2. Looking forward to conversation with IP and Olivia Laing at Foyles on 4 May https://t.co/7AQDdkJRGe

Paperback, 2023

$16.95$8.48 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Essayism: On Form, Feeling, and Nonfiction, Brian Dillon

Essayism: On Form, Feeling, and Nonfiction

Brian Dillon
Brian DillonBrian Dillon

An extract from ENSAYISMO in today’s @el_pais. Spanish edition of ESSAYISM translated by Inmaculada C. Pérez Parra, and published by @AnagramaEditor. https://t.co/vLkq5TW6fB

Paperback, 2018

$18.95$9.48 + Free shipping50% off your first book