Despite its brief history, East Germany held potent sway over the Western imagination
Then there is Primeval: protozoic, foundational, “the place at the centre of the universe.”
In the 1970s the French writer and film director Romain Gary had grown, in his own words, “tired of being nothing but myself.”
Twenty-three-year-old Camilla Loen has been found dead in her Oslo apartment, her finger severed, a red diamond star under her eyelid.
Virgil is a navel-gazing thirty-one-year-old who lives in Paris, works as an advertising copywriter, and always dresses in corduroys
She-Devil takes place entirely in the mind of a single protagonist who is on the precipice of madness.
Translation of poetry should always motivate two kinds of fidelity
Alicia Borinsky’s book Frivolous Women and Other Sinners (Frivolas y Pecadoras) consistently surprises with its verve and stamina
"Everything happens at the same time. In the shadow of the nuclear power station at Cernovoda on the Danube, you can hear the rumble of carts drawn by donkeys, while herds of cattle wander across..."