Daniel Mendelsohn

Daniel Mendelsohn is an award-winning memoirist, critic, essayist and translator. A longtime contributor to the New Yorker and New York Review of Books, where he is Editor-at-Large, he has also been a columnist on books, film, TV, and culture for BBC Culture, New York, Harper’s, and the New York Times Book Review. His books include the memoirs An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic (2017), the internationally bestselling Holocaust family saga The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million (2006), a translation of the Modern Greek poet Constantine Cavafy, and three collections of essays, most recently Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones (2019). Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate, is his tenth book. Mr. Mendelsohn is the Director of the Robert B. Silvers Foundation, a charitable trust that supports nonfiction writing, and teaches literature at Bard College.

Books by Daniel Mendelsohn
Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate