Sep 172017
Book Review: Last Night A Book Saved My Life  or….What To Read, or Not

I asked the venerable progressive publisher New Directions to send me what it has done for literature lately.

Jun 242011
Fuse Commentary:  Translating at the War-Crimes Tribunal in The Hague

“There were times when I felt as if I were perpetually stuck, like in that film, ‘Groundhog Day,’ in the spring of 1992 just as Bosnia was careening into conflict. At one point I went to Sarajevo to visit friends and was relieved, indeed surprised, to find that while I had been re-living the war over and over, the city was gradually rebuilding and leaving the war behind.”