Monday, May 10, 2021

The return of Batya Gur.

In the Tel Aviv Review of Books, Liam Hoare discusses the reissue of the mysteries of Batya Gur (1947–2005) and assesses her place in Israeli literature.

Monday, May 03, 2021

The French Embassy's film noir series.

Out of the Past (1947).
Until July 5, the French Embassy in New York is hosting the series "Out of the Dark: The Mystery of Film Noir" for both in-person and virtual viewing. The films include Rififi (1955), Daybreak (1939), Out of the Past (1947), Nightfall (1956), Two Men in Manhattan (1959), Elevator to the Gallows (1958), Pepe le Moko (1937), Diabolique (1955), Breathless (1959), and Tirez sur le pianiste (Shoot the Piano Player, 1960).