Short Review: Civilizations by Laurent Binet

The Short Reviews Series Civilizations by Laurent Binet, translated by Sam Taylor (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021). French writer Laurent Binet’s newest novel, Civilizations, is the rare attempt to write alternate history as it happens, meticulously, day by day. It takes formal licenses by imitating literary styles contemporaneous to the time period in which it … Continue reading Short Review: Civilizations by Laurent Binet