Oct 12, 2011 @ 4:31:00 pm
After being out of print for decades, Renata Adler’s critically acclaimed cult novels Speedboat and Pitch Dark are going to be re-released as New York Review Books classics. Of Adler's fiction, John Leonard wrote: "Nobody writes better prose than Renata Adler."
The New York Review’s Sara Kramer writes:
“We don't have the books scheduled yet, but they'll most likely be published at the start of 2013 (it sounds far away but it's our next available season). We usually talk about the classics series as publishing books that had been forgotten, but the Adler books are a little different. Far from being forgotten, it seems that if anything their reputation and influence have grown over the years.”
In 2010, a National Book Critics Circle poll identified Speedboat, winner of the 1976 Hemingway Award for Best First Novel,
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