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! →
Six of Dalkey Archive’s 2016 titles were included in World Literature Today’s list of notable translations for the year. Gabriela Adameșteanu, The Encounter, trans. Alistair Ian Blyth Zsuzsanna Gahse, Volatile Texts: Us Two, trans. Chenxin Jiang Jung Young-moon, A Contrived Read on! →
The Family Interrupted, by Elloy Uroz, has been included as a recommended title in the 2016 Holiday Reading List from the Kenyon Review. See the entire list of recommendations here. The Family Interrupted is available for purchase.
“Fuentes playfully spins out his revolutionary tale — with a wild abandon that can make it, at times, difficult to follow, different characters and side-tales … Yet the center does hold.” “Turbid Rivers is full of melodrama, but also surprisingly cheerful. Read on! →
Take Bram Stoker’s Dracula and place it within the context of the last days of Soviet-ruled Estonia, and you get Mati Unt’s Diary of a Blood Donor. Read more and see the full list at The Culture Trip. Diary of Read on! →
“The brilliance of Me Against the World is found in its contradictions, its pragmatic nihilism somehow morphing into compassionate biocentrism, its metaphorical imaginings mired in a reality that lays bare the ironic absurdity of existence.” Read the rest of Kris Read on! →
“It is a strange and maybe even triumphant accomplishment to start from utter misanthropy and disgust at the world—hurling insults at it, showing it the truth of its own ugliness—and end with a stunning display of hope.” Read the rest Read on! →
We are sad to announce the recent deaths of the esteemed authors Michel Butor and Ignacio Padilla. Michel Butor was born September 14th, 1926 near Lille in northern France. He studied philosophy and literature at the Sorbonne before traveling Read on! →
The following is an excerpt of an interview first published in CONTEXT, issue no. 19. The complete interview can be read here. Theodore McDermott: In the “Crack Manifesto,” you wrote that “the Crack writers dream about the existence of—somewhere Read on! →
“A perceptive, keenly intelligent bildungsroman, well marbled with dark humor, about inhabiting one’s own life, body, and emotions despite upbringing and uncertainty.” Read the rest of the review at Kirkus. Purchase TEETHMARKS ON MY TONGUE.