Last Pages (Paperback)

Stories, a Play, Poems, Essays

By Oscar Mandel

Prospect Park Books, 9781945551512, 296pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 2019

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Last Pages brings together some of the most thought-provoking and engaging works of Oscar Mandel, a noted Belgian-American playwright, essayist, poet, fiction writer, and scholar. Comprising essays, a novella, a one-act play, and poetry, Last Pages dances through Mandel's archives with wit, sharp intelligence, and sometimes controversy, as with his essay on Judaism, "To Be or Not to Be a Jew.

About the Author

Oscar Mandel is a Belgian-born American author, playwright, poet, and professor emeritus of literature at the California Institute of Technology. His plays have been widely staged, and his many published works, including the more recent books Otherwise Fables and Otherwise Poems, range across the fields of poetry, drama, fiction, the essay, literary scholarship and theory, translations (especially from French and German), and art history. He lives in Los Angeles, California, and Paris, France. Visit his website at