Reviewed in the LRB, volume 41 number 3, 7 February 2019

Books reviewed in volume 41 number 3 of The London Review of Books (7 February 2019).

Petrarch: Everywhere a Wanderer

Christopher S. Celenza

Charles Nicholl writes:

Francesco Petrarca, known in English as Petrarch, is one of the tre corone – the ‘three crowns’ – of early Italian literature. There was a brief period when all ...

You Know You Want This

Kristen Roupenian

Lauren Oyler writes:

Is sex interesting? Is that a stupid question? It’s certainly reliably attention-grabbing when it comes up in your first sentence. While good sex, like good fortune, is ...