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Frank McDonald, long-time environmental correspondent and architecture critic for the Irish Times, begins his book with the claim that Dublin currently finds itself at a very critical turning point in its history, mainly because Irelands booming economy has generated a maelstrom of activity.
How many lightbulbs does it take to screw in a book of poetry?
In his first collection of short stories, Fake House, author Linh Dinh explores and exposes the politics of identity, carving a window into a landscape where borders not only divide the geography, but also define ones relationship to the world, to others, and ultimately, to ones self.
When Isaiah Berlin died, the effusive eulogies unanimously agreed that he was one of the greatest conversationalists since Diderot.
It is no exaggeration to say that 20th century literature and culture is an infinitely richer and more fertile field because of the lifes work of publisher Barney Rosset.