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! →
Set in the mid 1980s, Battersby’s debut follows a couple of years in the much disrupted life of Helen Stockton Defoe of Richmond, Virginia, a teenager who witnesses her mother’s shooting death on television. Unable to bear life with her 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! →