Letras de Chile: INTELECTUALES, DE JORGE ABASOLO

Letras de Chile: INTELECTUALES, DE JORGE ABASOLO

Por Antonio Rojas Gómez Veinte entrevistas a destacados pensadores de la actualidad, chilenos y extranjeros, conforman este libro que viene a ofrecer al lector una mirada necesaria sobre la intelectualidad de hoy en un mundo en que el pensamiento serio y profundo está casi olvidado, sepultado por el consumismo y la farándula. El intelectual es […]

Los Angeles Review of Books: Alert Respect Before the Other Soul: On Katja Haustein’s “Alone with Others”

Los Angeles Review of Books: Alert Respect Before the Other Soul: On Katja Haustein’s “Alone with Others”

FIVE MODERNISTS walk into a bar. It sounds awful, doesn’t it? A tactless beginning to a tactless joke. Yet if actual accounts of modernists in bars are anything to go by, we should be prepared for an uncomfortable encounter. Just think of the time Marcel Proust met James Joyce back in the 1920s. They both […]

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Electric Literature: 7 Books That Show Storytelling Has Consequences

Electric Literature: 7 Books That Show Storytelling Has Consequences

There’s an old Talmudic injunction: “Your friend has a friend, and your friend’s friend has a friend; be discreet.” Living through a primitive age, when gossip was limited by oral transmission, the rabbinical sages feared loose talk—unkind words about neighbors, confessions of forbidden desire. Had those sages laid down one night and dreamed up modern […]

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Electric Literature: Exclusive Cover Reveal of “Book of Kin” by Darius Atefat-Peckham

Electric Literature: Exclusive Cover Reveal of “Book of Kin” by Darius Atefat-Peckham

Electric Literature is pleased to reveal the cover for the poetry collection Book of Kin by Darius Atefat-Peckham, which will be published by Autumn House Press on Oct. 25, 2024. Preorder the book here. A debut collection that draws on the poet’s Iranian heritage to process life-altering loss and grief. Darius Atefat-Peckham’s debut poetry collection follows a boy’s coming of age […]

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