Book 1

This is Our Youth

This is Our Youth

Dramatists Play Service, Inc.. 1999

THE STORY: In 1982, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the wealthy, articulate pot-smoking teenagers who were small children in the '60s have emerged as young adults in a country that has just resoundingly rejected everything they were brought up to b

We Need to Talk about Kevin

We Need to Talk about Kevin

Profile Books. 2021

Eva never really wanted to be a mother; certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker and a teacher who tried to befriend him. Now, two years later, it is time for her to come to terms with marriage, career, family, parenthood and Kevin's horrific rampage in a series of startlingly direct correspondences with her absent husband, Franklyn. Uneasy with the sacrifices and social demotion of motherhood from the start, Eva...

The Film Journal

The Film Journal

Madame Melville

Madame Melville

Grove Press. 2021

"The General from America provides a rich portrait of Benedict Arnold, a man most often dismissed simply as a traitor (at least in the United States). Nelson's account of Arnold's search for love and country, and his discovery of only compromise and despair, will haunt readers and audiences."--BOOK JACKET.

Anna Karenina (Louise Maude's Translation)

Anna Karenina (Louise Maude's Translation)

e-artnow. 2017

"Anna Karenina" is the tragic story of Countess Anna Karenina, a married noblewoman and socialite, and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky. The novel explores a diverse range of topics throughout its approximately one thousand pages. Some of these topics include an evaluation of the feudal system that existed in Russia at the time—politics, not only in the Russian government but also at the level of the individual characters and families, religion, morality, gender and social class....