Arthur Phillips
Author's photo (c) Thomas Legrève


Arthur Phillips is the author of the novels:




The King at the Edge of the World


The Tragedy of Arthur (2011)

Angelica by Arthur Phillips

Prague by Arthur Phillips


You can buy those novels here.

You can find his short story, “Wenceslas Square,” in the anthology The Wild East (2003).

He wrote the introduction for Washington Square and The Diary of Géza Csáth (2003), and an essay on Georges Perec’s novel Life: A User’s Manual for The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books (2007).


“The Disillusionist: In Praise of Milan Kundera's Hypocrisies” in Harpers, 3/07.

“Dangerous Games: Sándor Márai’s “The Rebels” in The New Yorker, 4/2/07.

"My Dog Days" (memoir) in The New York Times, 06/10/07.

"Passion in Translation: Gyula Krúdy's Sunflower" in The LA Times, 8/26/07.

"Anthony Powell: A Dance to the Music of Time" on The Millions, 12/04/07.

"My Kingdom for a Dog" in Liberation, 3/28/09. (Prefer English?)

"Dancing About Architecture" in The Believer, 7-8/09.

"Six Degrees of Trivia" (memoir) in The New York Times, 09/06/09.

"Kelly Link: Stranger Things Happen" on The Millions, 09/21/09.

"The Master's Sputum: Nabokov's ORIGINAL of LAURA" in Paste, 11/09.

"Prefaces to Shakespeare by Tony Tanner" in BN Review, 4/23/10

"A Writer's Ghostly Inspirations" in the Wall Street Journal, 4/23/11.

"On Getting the Names Right" in Modern Painters, 5/2011.

"On Vladimir Nabokov's PALE FIRE" at the Library of America, 5/3/11.

"Hemingway at Sea: Three New Books" in The New York Times, 11/13/11.