An interview with the author, essayist and critic Daniel Mendelsohnby David Wolf / December 5, 2013 / Leave a comment
This is part of an ongoing series of interviews about the art of criticism. More to follow soon.
Daniel Mendelsohn has been hailed by the New York Times as “our most irresistible literary critic.” His essays, reviews and articles appear in many publications, most frequently in the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, and the New York Times Book Review, where he is a columnist. His books include two memoirs, The Elusive Embrace (1999) and The Lost: A Search For Six of Six Million (2006), which will be reissued in the UK in January; a two-volume translation of the works of CP Cavafy; and two collections of essays. He lives in New York Cit…