The Snails, by Patricia Highsmith, Foolscap Press (2016)

Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) was an American writer whose works have often been adapted for film, most notably by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951’s Strangers on a Train and her Tom Ripley novels, such as The Talented Mr. Ripley (made into a French-language film Plein soleil in 1960 and a Hollywood movie in 1999 with Matt Damon, Jude Law, and Gwyneth Paltrow). She also wrote a number of short stories, including The Snails, here reviewed in a new edition by Foolscap … Continue reading The Snails, by Patricia Highsmith, Foolscap Press (2016)

Dialogue of the Dogs, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Foolscap Press (2012); also The Allen Press (1969)

{Ed.Note: The original and main article is on the 2012 edition of Dialogue of the Dogs from The Foolscap Press. As of 8/17/2012, thanks to Books and Vines contributor DlphcOracl, pictures of the classic 1969 edition from The L&D Allen Press are now also included at the bottom of the post.} Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) is best known for his Don Quixote, generally considered the first … Continue reading Dialogue of the Dogs, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Foolscap Press (2012); also The Allen Press (1969)