New English Review Press has just published their second collection of Dalrymple essays. Farewell Fear covers the essays Dalrymple wrote for the website from 2009 to mid-2012. The book is available for sale now in paperback and in Kindle format at Amazon.com’s US website. The cover features Goya’s disturbing Saturn Devouring His Son (which I have seen in the Prado and can hardly believe was painted almost 200 years ago). For many of us, Dalrymple’s monthly New English Review essays have become some of his most profound and enjoyable works, and any collection of them immediately becomes a real treasure.
NER also released Anything Goes last year, which collected Dalrymple’s pieces from 2005 to 2009 and which I am embarrassed to say we still haven’t placed on the website. We have much catching up to do.