Books by Dan Hofstadter

FALLING PALACE by Dan Hofstadter
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 21, 2005

"The author's recollection of the love he found and left in Napoli, artfully told."
A reverie of Hofstadter's days in Campania is evoked in vibrantly loving terms by the smitten reporter (The Love Affair as a Work of Art, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >
THE LOVE AFFAIR AS A WORK OF ART by Dan Hofstadter
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Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"But without larger conclusions, his tale, however artfully crafted, remains a mere melodrama of literary life."
Stylish, insightful narratives of exemplary love affairs- -liaisons conducted in French, during the Romantic period and the Belle Epoque, when intellectual talk and passionate correspondence lent formal brilliance to the work of love. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

Hofstadter's (Temperaments, 1992) account of being on the trail of fraud in the international antiquities trade is as full of intrigue, shady characters, and exotic hotel lobbies as the latest spy thriller. Read full book review >
Released: April 7, 1992

"But the attractiveness of the interesting men (and most often quite interesting artists too) that he writes about seems finally more about personal style than art."
For The New Yorker, Hofstadter has taken over the role Calvin Tomkins used to fill—as art chronicler: half critic/half profile- maker. Read full book review >