Seth Lerer

Seth Lerer is Distinguished Professor of Literature at the University of California at San Diego. His Children’s Literature: A Reader’s History from Aesop to Harry Potter won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Truman Capote Prize in Criticism. He is also the author of Shakespeare’s Lyric Stage.
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Pandemic Files

My Summer of Julien Gracq

Reading a French novelist’s examination of liminal space in a plague year
Seth Lerer
January 11, 2021
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Essays

The Aquarists

Life, death, and fish
Seth Lerer
November 1, 2017