Rapture is a worthwhile curio that grapples, entertainingly, with Modernism’s artistic, structural, and revolutionary quandaries.
A splendid, absorbing read in which you feel as if you’ve been dropped onto the set of a Mozart opera.
Scholastique Mukasonga’s autobiography, Cockroaches, examines the three decades leading up to the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda.
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.
This canny writer is concerned with the kind of complicated family relationships that engaged his Jewish literary forebears.
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.
Audin scrutinizes political commitment when it is undertaken by representatives of an intellectual discipline detached from the real world.
What could have been excursions into monochromatic despair are elevated, through resourceful inventiveness, into exhilarating journeys.