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On Summer in Baden-Baden by Leonid Tsypkin (New Directions)
Susan Sontag talks about the discovery of lost and forgotten masterpieces, in particular, this novel, never published in America, about an odd vacation in the life of Fyodor Dostoevski. She also discusses Artemisia by Anna Banti (University of Nebraska Press); Fateless by Imre Kertesz (Northwestern University Press); and A Book of Memories by Peter Nadas (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).
Read an excerpt from Summer in Baden-Baden.
- Susan Sontag: American novelist and essayist
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