January 1, 1969

Camus at His Sources

By Ellen Conroy Kennedy

Albert Camus has always had a special appeal for American readers. The Stranger, The Plague, The Fall, The Myth of Sisyphus, The Rebel have been sowing moral and intellectual provocation […]

January 1, 1969

Literary Exile in Residence

By Hale Chatfield

In January 1968, Delacorte published Gil Orlovitz’s first novel, Milkbottle H, and it didn’t do well at all. American reviewers at best regarded it with grudging and tentative praise and […]

January 1, 1969

The Saint

By Frank O’Connor

Tim Traynor was the curate in the Star of the Sea Church in Sandymount, Dublin. I had met him first through Sean O’Faolain when Tim was curate in Adam and […]

January 1, 1968

A Five-Sense Psyche

By Hortense Calisher

When I was twelve, I spent a lot of Saturdays at the museum, staring at the Corots. Until recently, in the reflective paternalism of memory, I had gauged those half-dull, […]