Carrie J. Preston refuses to characterize these cultural exchanges in moralistic or narrowly political terms.
A perspicacious, multifarious, and compelling fictional field report on how we get hitched or unhitched, coupled or uncoupled.
Scholastique Mukasonga’s autobiography, Cockroaches, examines the three decades leading up to the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda.
The standard view of Kafka reduces him to the patron saint of neurotics.
France: Story of a Childhood is half personal essay, half autobiographical novel.
An absorbing and disturbing novel that explores the dangerous turns that erotomania can take.
Despite the pain of inhabiting Alexander Herzog’s disintegrating world, I absolutely could not put My Marriage aside.
Did Marguerite Duras, who had worked in the French résistance during the war, feel guilty about not having been sufficiently concerned about the Shoah?
The author makes fully human an illness marked by absence and estrangement from humanity.
One reads this strangely engaging book, like Volodine’s others, with a sort of knitted-brow amusement.