Wednesday, January 20 2010
More than half of the titles in this year’s selections offer grim portraits of the human condition, some with more wit and optimism than others, and a surprising number of legendary authors complete the portraiture and theme.
Tuesday, June 21 2011
This sense of going somewhere ill-defined, and ending up not quite nowhere, permeates this account. Andrzej Stasiuk ends up at Babadag in Romania only because not far from there, he can go no further east.
Sunday, November 8 2009
Moving back and forth through memory and time, these essays act like a vehicle moving through historical, mental and natural landscapes.