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Autobiography of a Corpse

Written by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
Translated by Joanne Turnbull
Introduction by Adam Thirlwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

The stakes are wildly high in Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky’s fantastic and blackly comic philosophical fables, which abound in nested narratives and wild paradoxes. This new collection of eleven mind-bending tales includes some of Krzhizhanovsky’s most dazzling conceits: a provincial journalist who moves to Moscow finds his existence consumed by the autobiography of... Read more >
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Autobiography of a Corpse

Written by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
Translated by Joanne Turnbull
Introduction by Adam Thirlwell


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Letter Killers Club

Written by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
Translated by Joanne Turnbull
Introduction by Caryl Emerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $14.00

Writers are professional killers of conceptions. The logic of the Letter Killers Club, a secret society of “conceivers” who commit nothing to paper on principle, is strict and uncompromising. Every Saturday they meet in a fire-lit room hung with blank black bookshelves to present their “pure and unsubstantiated” conceptions: a rehearsal... Read more >
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Memories of the Future

Written by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
Translated by Joanne Turnbull
Introduction by Joanne Turnbull


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $15.95

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