João Almino’s Enigmas of Spring was among the winners of a Jabuti award this week in São Paulo for Brazilian books published in translation outside of Brazil. This is the first year the prize’s organizers, the Brazilian Book Chamber, has opened Read on! →
We are saddened to announce that Nick Wadley died recently. Nick was both an author of and friend to the Press. In his life, Nick was a man who was passionate about his diverse interests. He taught art history at Chelsea Read on! →
We are saddened to report that Charles Harris passed away yesterday. His vision of creating a critical mass in the early 1990’s is what brought Dalkey to Illinois State University, where Curtis White and Cecile Giscombe already were. Soon we Read on! →
“A master of the short story gives us a clearer view of Ireland down the ages” You can read the full review here.
“It’s among the most powerful and funny American novels I know.” This review is part of Garner’s “American Beauties” column where he “writes about undersung American books of the past 75 years.” You can read the review here.
“The Part of Me That Isn’t Broken Inside depicts with unwavering attention the life of his tarnished protagonist and his all-too-familiar nihilist tendencies.” You can see the full review here.
“Scar is, in its oddities — including how very much it is not your typical stalker-type novel — an intriguing work.” You can read the complete review here.
“An even more unabashedly autobiographical work than Higgins’s other path-breaking works in the form, the last word in a series of increasingly risky and valuable works which collectively reveal that ‘life is a story told’.” You can read the full Read on! →
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“In this darkly humorous novel, therefore, Toomey forces the reader to reflect on the idea of slipping. Is it the unconscious process of losing one’s footing unintentionally, or more about moving quickly and quietly without attracting notice?” You can read Read on! →