Arthur Phillips
Author's photo (c) Thomas Legrève

BOOKS

Arthur Phillips is the author of the novels:


The Tragedy of Arthur (2011)

Angelica by Arthur Phillips
Angelica
(2007)

Prague by Arthur Phillips
Prague

(2002)

You can buy those novels here.

You can find his short story, “Wenceslas Square,” in the anthology The Wild East (2003).

He wrote the introduction for The Diary of Géza Csáth (2003) and an essay on Georges Perec’s novel Life: A User’s Manual for The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books (2007).


SOME SHORT STORIES ARE ONLINE

Groundhog Day

Paris Snapshot

Prague Out-take: Elizabethan as a Second Language

Companionship” (currently being adapted into an opera by Rachel Peters)

OTHER SHORT STORIES

"Note from a Previous Resident" - in ECOTONE, Spring 2009 (a Distinguished Story in Best American Short Stories)

"The Last Time We Spoke" - in ANTHEM, Spring 2009

REVIEWS AND ESSAYS

“The Disillusionist: In Praise of Milan Kundera's Hypocrisies” in Harpers, 3/07.

“Dangerous Games: Sándor Márai’s “The Rebels” in The New Yorker, 4/2/07.

"My Dog Days" (memoir) in The New York Times, 06/10/07.

"Passion in Translation: Gyula Krúdy's Sunflower" in The LA Times, 8/26/07.

"Anthony Powell: A Dance to the Music of Time" on The Millions, 12/04/07.

"My Kingdom for a Dog" in Liberation, 3/28/09. (Prefer English?)

"Dancing About Architecture" in The Believer, 7-8/09.

"Six Degrees of Trivia" (memoir) in The New York Times, 09/06/09.

"Kelly Link: Stranger Things Happen" on The Millions, 09/21/09.

"The Master's Sputum: Nabokov's ORIGINAL of LAURA" in Paste, 11/09.

"Prefaces to Shakespeare by Tony Tanner" in BN Review, 4/23/10

"A Writer's Ghostly Inspirations" in the Wall Street Journal, 4/23/11.

"On Getting the Names Right" in Modern Painters, 5/2011.

"On Vladimir Nabokov's PALE FIRE" at the Library of America, 5/3/11.

"Hemingway at Sea: Three New Books" in The New York Times, 11/13/11.