Me Against the World is essentially a personal journal. Why did you decide to use this unconventional format? When I was writing, I really didn’t have any particular intention in mind, other than to write out my personal thoughts.
Read about what bookstores and readers are making of the recently published book here.
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! →
“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.
João Almino’s novel Enigmas of Spring was shortlisted recently for the São Paulo Award, the largest literary award in Brazil. The Culture Trip has written up each of the finalists here. Enigmas of Spring by João Almino, published by Dalkey Read on! →
“Invisible Hands and Don’t Leave Me are masterful novels about the nothingness that finds us all, the emptiness that submerges us in the wake of meaning we thought existed.” Read the rest of Burna Dantas Lobato’s review at Music & Read on! →