“Perhaps most appealing about the novel is the incidental color, the glimpses especially of Soviet times and the effects of local conditions on the characters, as well as then attitudes in the new times. Secondary characters like Enn’s former sister-in-law, Read on! →
“In this darkly humorous novel, therefore, Toomey forces the reader to reflect on the idea of slipping. Is it the unconscious process of losing one’s footing unintentionally, or more about moving quickly and quietly without attracting notice?” You can read Read on! →
“A graphic, grungy tale of addiction and consequences.” Read the full review here.
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The launch for Alannah Hopkin’s short story collection, THE DOGS OF INISHERE, will be hosted by journalist and writer Mary Kenny. The event is free and open to the public. Date: April 18, 2017 Time: 8:30 PM Location: Cork City Read on! →
“Slipping is a true testament to the power of narrative technique.” Read more of Laura Farmer’s thoughts online at The Gazette.
Dalkey Archive Press will be offering internships during the summer and fall of 2017. The Press will train students, either current or post-BA, in the various areas of publishing that will, when completed, provide candidates with the skills and knowledge Read on! →
We received the following announcement from Robert Chandler this morning: I am sad to say that the translator Eric Dickens died in hospital last night, in his sleep. He had pancreatic cancer and his death was expected. I did not Read on! →
“Toomey dives deep into the spaces between debts to self and those to others, and he does so with power, economy and an understated sense of the absurd.” You can read the full article by George O’Brien here.
“A sly, layered story about how a writer constructs a narrative, and how elusive the absolute truth always is.” You can read the full review here.