Articles by Julie Orringer

October 7, 2014

“The Whole Dreaded Terrorist Army of the Past”: Antal Szerb’s Journey By Moonlight 0

Szerb is an adventurer on the page; the twists and turns of the plot challenge our sense of what a novel can and ought to be. But he is also an ironist. He shows us that our finest resolves are often motivated by shameful secrets or silly desires, and that by fleeing ourselves we end up more self-involved than ever.

December 9, 2010

A Year in Reading: Julie Orringer 3

Sure, the novel has a quiet and slow start, but as it unfolds it takes you places you never expected to go, and will never forget having visited.