"That I esteem the fiction real"
Elizabeth Kolbert's New Yorker review of Denying to the Grave by Drs. Sara and Jack Gorman (Oxford University Press) was accompanied by a powerful Gérard DuBois illustration (above). It brought to mind other illustrations commissioned in connection with Balaban books and authors:
Through books like The Complete Works of Primo Levi and investors like Peter Thiel, Balaban Media Management has contributed to some of the most widely discussed literary endeavors of recent decades. With this post about our unlikely 19th century predecessor, we’re inaugurating an online journal.