Daniel Mendelsohn’s new collection ECSTASY AND TERROR—FROM THE GREEKS TO GAME OF THRONES brings together his reviews and essays on Cavafy and Sappho, Mary Renault, Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited and Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life, David Ferry’s Virgil, Helen DeWitt, Henry Roth, and Karl Ove Knausgård.
Join Mendelsohn this week in Culver City for a reading and conversation. A copy of ECSTASY AND TERROR is included with admission.
Tuesday, October 29, at 7:30 pm.
Kirk Douglas Theatre
9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City.
From top: Daniel Mendelsohn, photograph by Matthew Mendelsohn, courtesy and © the author and the photographer; Mary Renault, The Persian Boy cover image courtesy and © Pantheon; Mendelsohn, Ecstasy and Terror cover image courtesy and © New York Review Books; Duane Michals, The Adventures of Constantine Cavafy, 2007, image courtesy and © the photographer and Twin Palms Publishers; Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited cover image courtesy and © Dell.