Jul 23, 2010 — First published in 1964 as La violence et la derision, Albert Cossery's The Jokers is light in tone. But underlying its ridiculous set-up and playful nature are dissent and rage — a railing against the idea of an intractable political fate. The Jokers is Cossery's sixth book to be translated from French to English.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Jokers by Albert Cossery, Anna Moschovakis, and James Buchan. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.