Cover for beauvoir: The July 4, 2011, issue of Publishers Weekly includes a starred review of Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Useless Mouths” and Other Literary Writings, the latest volume in The Beauvoir Series.

“This volume includes a lesser-performed drama, notes toward a novel, a broadcast interview, lectures, articles, essays of literary criticism and philosophy, as well as miscellaneous prefaces to such works as a book of James Joyce in photos, fairy tales, and an autobiography of author Violette Leduc. . . . Throughout, an impressive team of experts introduces the book’s 10 pieces and thoroughly annotates them.”

“The Useless Mouths” and Other Literary Writings will be published in October 2011.

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