“Academia has always had its well-read contrarians like Harold Bloom, who can pile up speaking engagements and publishing contracts. Meanwhile, Kenner has gone out of print. By studying the Modernist poets, Kenner dedicated himself to writers who had slipped into Read on! →
“What’s not unreliable is REYoung’s ability to evoke, via swirling kaleidoscopic streams of prose that smack of Pynchon channeling Kerouac, the wild scenarios he’s concocted. The man’s been around the block with a major set of wounds once or twelve Read on! →
Jovanka Zivanovic’s FRAGILE TRAVELERS has been recently reviewed by Publisher’s Weekly and The Complete Review. “Zivanovic suspends reality in this delicate, beautiful short book to explore the questions plaguing humankind and pay homage to the power and importance of Read on! →
“…picked up by a more commercial publisher (who could and should easily have been sold on it), it would have been snuck in on the mystery shelves — and might well have enjoyed at least small break-out success, because it Read on! →
“A ROOM is a gift to the reading world … In Shimoni’s prose, we’re reminded of all the possibilities that narratives still possess — the catch and release of details, the fragmentary quality of perception and understanding, the playfulness, even with Read on! →
“Werner’s slim novel has the appearance of the closely realist, a simple, factual narrative describing events, in part in precise detail. But it’s a deceptive sort of realism, a fading in and out of tight focus — to good effect Read on! →
“Youval Shimoni’s A Room is a big book. The 597 pages of Michael Sharp’s translation from the Hebrew into English weighs a little under two pounds. And yet it feels like it should be bigger, should weigh more: the novel Read on! →
“Half a century on, Aidan Higgins’s debut novel remains bold, expressive and daring.” Read the full review by Eileen Battersby on the Irish Times website. LANGRISHE, GO DOWN is available for purchase.
Publisher’s Weekly: “Race informs all categories,” says Giscombe (Into and out of Dislocation), and indeed race is a theme throughout this collection of essays. The selections fit very snugly within the borders of critical theory, but the author’s voice always Read on! →
Robert Pinget’s GRAAL FILBUSTE is “a never-ending journey about the infinite possibilities of language,” according to reviewer, Sebastien Doubinsky. Read his complete review here, via The Missing Slate.