The New Yorker lists Orfeo as Book to Watch Out For

Posted on January 2, 2014, by Sasha Weiss, The New Yorker picks Orfeo as one to watch out for in January.

The critic A. O. Scott has written of Powers that no American novelist makes a stronger case “that the writing of novels is a heroic enterprise, and perhaps even a matter of life and death… The opening pages of the book give a taste of the book’s grand-scale ambition and thrill….”

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