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Kafka à beira-mar, Haruki Murakami:

Estou indo para o coração da floresta. Sou um homem vazio. Sou um vácuo que se alimenta do concreto. Portanto, não existe nada que eu deva temer.

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American Literature Month: Short Story Collections

I thought that I would take the opportunity to recommend some wonderful short story collections during American Literature Month.  Whilst not all of these stories are set in the United States, all of the authors have American nationalities, and there is sure to be something of interest here for every reader.   537 palabras más



The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940) by Carson McCullers is probably the best period piece I’ve ever read on slaves. Carson stabbed my heart with a Capote prose that stretched out a longing I couldn’t quite explain. 38 palabras más

Book Review

Snippet: Maria Ángeles Cabré's "Countercurrently..." - on eight female writers (non-fiction)

Maria Ángeles Cabré, A contracorriente. Escritoras a la intemperie del siglo XX , 2015, 280 p.

The publisher’s summary:

Quite some time ago literature ceased to be an exclusively male homeland, and today there are many female writers who populate our libraries, converting them into more plural and fertile places. 232 palabras más


Required Reading: Volume Three

This post is part of our “Required Reading” series, in which we share some of our favorite tales and tomes of New York and the South — classic and contemporary, fiction and nonfiction, short form and long. 1.006 palabras más


The Pressure of Opening Lines.

Recently, during a weekly on-line author chat with the publisher and editors of The Wild Rose Press, the topic up for discussion was how to hook a reader from the very first line/page of your book. 685 palabras más