Harry Mathews, the author, poet, and translator, passed away yesterday in Key West, Florida, at the age of eighty-six. He is survived by his two children and his wife, the novelist Marie Chaix. Mathews was born in New York Read on! →
I knew none of the authors beforehand and I won’t forget three: Mariosi Castaldi, Gauz, and Ann Cotten. Their stories are excellent, yet each approaches storytelling differently. Indeed, such variety is indicative of the whole collection… Read the entire review Read on! →
On COLLECTED PLAYS: “But Healy’s ear for colloquial catchphrases is spot-on, whether it is unemployed Irish labourers in London, teenagers at a disco in Crossmolina, or young offenders exchanging repartee from separate prison cells. He conveys a zest for the Read on! →
Grappling with subjects like patriotism, Christianity, and Communism, the novel tells the tale of how a disenfranchised Korean POW ended up on a ship named the Tagore, headed to a “neutral” country that’s likely India. It’s told mostly in flashback from the perspective Read on! →
On January 18, Full Stop (www.full-stop.net) launched the first issue of the Full Stop Reviews Supplement, which includes prior reviews of Dalkey titles JOHANNE, JOHANNE by Lars Sidenius and RINA by Kang Young-Sook. From Full Stop: The Supplement is meant to serve Read on! →
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! →