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Milan Kundera • 38 Items / 13 Books, 24 Articles, 1 Review
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting (1980)
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Published Reviews
  1. Fiction
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    The Real Avant-Garde (Review)
    The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera
    1. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    Commentary, December 1980, pp. 66-69
  2. Books Arts & Manners
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    Circles and a Hat (Review)
    The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera
    1. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    National Review, March 20, 1981, pp. 296-297
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    A Czech Artist of Memory (Review)
    The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera
    1. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    The New Republic, December 20, 1980, pp. 28-29
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    Fiction (Review)
    The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera
    1. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    The Saturday Review, November 1980, p. 70
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    Paperbounds (Review)
    The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera
    1. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    The Wilson Quarterly, Winter 1982, p. 162
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    More on Existential Neuroses (3 Reviews)
    Ray, by Barry Hannah
    1. Ray by Barry Hannah
    2. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    3. A Presence with Secrets by W.M. Spackman
    Chronicles, September 1981, pp. 13-16
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    Stories & Echoes (6 Reviews)
    If On a Winter's Night a Traveler, by Italo Calvino
    1. If On a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
    2. Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike
    3. An Unsuitable Attachment by Barbara Pym
    4. The Royal Game, and Other Stories by Stefan Zweig
    5. Silver's City by Maurice Leitch
    6. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    Encounter, April 1982, pp. 74-80
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    Short Reviews (8 Reviews)
    The Life of John O'Hara, by Frank MacShane
    1. The Life of John O'Hara by Frank MacShane
    2. Other People's Worlds by William Trevor
    3. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    4. Ellis Island, and Other Stories by Mark Helprin
    5. The Cheer by William Meredith
    6. Ambition: The Secret Passion by Joseph Epstein
    7. The Strange Destiny of Rupert Brooke by John Lehmann
    8. Cleaning House by Nancy Hayfield
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1981, pp. 93-94
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    Fiction Chronicle (11 Reviews)
    The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen, by Elizabeth Bowen
    1. The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen by Elizabeth Bowen
    2. Sergeant Back Again by Charles Coleman
    3. How German Is It by Walter Abish
    4. Macho Camacho's Beat by Luis Rafael Sanchez
    5. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
    6. The Radiant Future by Aleksandr Zinoviev
    7. Tsotsi by Athol Fugard
    8. The Sea and Poison by Shusaku Endo
    9. "Me Grandad 'ad an Elephant!" by Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
    10. Clear Light of Day by Anita Desai
    11. Company by Samuel Beckett
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1981, pp. 299-313