SLIPPING [STARRED REVIEW!] Author: John Toomey Review Issue Date: February 1, 2017Online Publish Date: January 23, 2017Publisher:Dalkey Archive Pages: 150 Price ( Paperback ): $15.00 Publication Date: March 24, 2017ISBN ( Paperback ): 978-1-62897-171-2 Category: Fiction The Rashomon effect is at work in this anatomy of a Read on! →
REYoung’s Margarito and the Snowman chief among them: “Turbo-charged lunacy, first-class wordplay, and a dangerously unhinged comic style blasts this insanely incoherent performance into the realm of the essential.” You can read the full review of MATS and several other Dalkey books Read on! →
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“An existential thrill sets in, one I don’t remember feeling since, say, The Stranger or Nausea, both guiding lights during my late teens. The book then proceeds with a homespun philosophical interrogation of/tirade against death and the idea of it Read on! →
Set in the mid 1980s, Battersby’s debut follows a couple of years in the much disrupted life of Helen Stockton Defoe of Richmond, Virginia, a teenager who witnesses her mother’s shooting death on television. Unable to bear life with her Read on! →
“In building on the greats Tavares also strikes out in entirely new directions. He has little interest in simple, humble homage or deferential imitation: he goes his own way … creating a modern work, suited to (and reflecting) contemporary times.” Read Read on! →
“The editors had to cope with a dramatic change of perspective when the subject of Writing the Sky died suddenly while it was being written. What was intended as a celebration of an under- appreciated living writer turned overnight into Read on! →
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for being awarded a 60,000 Euro grant to support ten translations from Eastern European countries. You can read an interview with Publisher John O’Brien about the award here