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“Von Rezzori is not terribly well known in the States, though his disturbing, hilarious novels, in which a flurry of activity often provides comic cover for more sinister goings-on, are well respected in Europe. Shawn and Eisenberg were friends of von Rezzori’s before his death in 1998. And who wouldn’t want to see this couple in the flesh—she of the sharp, funny, heartbreaking short stories; he of, among other things, My Dinner With André, The Princess Bride (“Inconceivable!”), Toy Story, and “Gossip Girl”?" (via Lovely literaries Wallace Shawn and Deborah Eisenberg light up the stories (and life) of Gregor von Rezzori | Capital New York)

Von Rezzori is not terribly well known in the States, though his disturbing, hilarious novels, in which a flurry of activity often provides comic cover for more sinister goings-on, are well respected in Europe. Shawn and Eisenberg were friends of von Rezzori’s before his death in 1998. And who wouldn’t want to see this couple in the flesh—she of the sharp, funny, heartbreaking short stories; he of, among other things, My Dinner With André, The Princess Bride (“Inconceivable!”), Toy Story, and “Gossip Girl”?" (via Lovely literaries Wallace Shawn and Deborah Eisenberg light up the stories (and life) of Gregor von Rezzori | Capital New York)

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