Dan Hofstadter

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Selected Works

Nonfiction
Profiles of artists - mostly mid-twentieth century Europeans, including the great French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson
Interconnected narrative essays devoted to five famous French literary love affairs
Memoir of everyday life in Naples

Works

Temperaments
All but one of these five lengthy profiles, a memory of Mark Rothko, originally appeared in the New Yorker. A very long piece on Henri Cartier-Bresson dominates this book.

The Love Affair as a Work of Art
Interconnected narrative essays devoted to five famous French literary love affairs

Falling Palace
The author's reminiscences of his eccentric friends in this southern Italian city