Patrik Ouředník

Fuse Book Review: A Post-Modern History Lesson

June 17, 2011
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At the very least, showing the triumph of reality over inane illusions of perfection doesn’t lead to particularly complex drama; it is sort of like picking off myopic dreamers in a barrel.

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Book Commentary: Summer Reads for Adventurous Minds

June 24, 2010
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Poetry’s secret, it seems to me, consists of two ingredients: a love of this world and a curiosity about metaphysics. – Durs Grünbein, The Bars of Atlantis I resist the idea that books for the beach have to go down as easy as piña coladas. My eccentric and eclectic list of fiction and non-fiction in…

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