Oct 8, 2012 — A book without suffering or struggle can only be described as one thing: boring. For Three Books, author Will Wiles writes about his favorite literary misadventures. Do you have a favorite book about everything going wrong? Tell us in the comments.
Feb 17, 2011 — Back in print after 70 years, Sandor Marai's gorgeous Hungarian novel about infidelity and shattered love still resonates with surprises.
Dec 4, 2008 — I don't know what else God has in store for me. But before I die I want to write down what happened the day Lajos visited me for the last time and robbed me.
Oct 15, 2008 — Budai boards the wrong plane and finds himself trapped in an unknown country. The comparison to Kafka is apt, but Metropole's Hungarian author Ferenc Karinthy reaches more for comedy than torment.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Metropole by Ferenc Karinthy. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of Portraits of a Marriage by Sandor Marai and George Szirtes. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.