The book’s most affecting passages are its meandering digressions into Catalan history, its inscriptions of personal cartographies; within an architectonic structure lie remarkable set-pieces on the city’s topography, whose details accrue like blueprints for memory itself. Read J. S. Tennant’s Read on! →
Yushiko Ushioda’s memoir, CARING FOR JAPANESE ARTS AT THE CHESTER BEATTY LIBRARY, recently received reviews from The Irish Times and RTE.
In the?Irish Independent, Martina Devlin?picks?Best European Fiction 2018?as one of her books of the year: “Best European Fiction 2018?is an intriguing collection of short stories from across Europe . . . Some have a meditative quality, some a sly humour, Read on! →
“Now in its ninth year, this dependable anthology of short stories from the always innovative Dalkey Archive Press provides a handy vade mecum for a journey through European fiction. […]?The multifarious European voices on show here insist we take notice, Read on! →
[IN SEARCH OF THE GRAIL] is a free-wheeling, multi-layered, open-ended patchwork piece — indeed, one that allows for (or already exists in ?) many variations, as one of the characters …?an interesting novel of the times — and a fun, Read on! →
“Evasive, challenging, and resistant to anything formulaic or predictable, Maya Vidmar is clearly one of the finest European poets writing at present, as evidenced by this very satisfactory selection.” Read the full review of Maja Vidmar’s THE GIFT OF DELAY Read on! →
“Forget the conventions of literature, the man’s story spills out without apparent revision, demotic, raw, tormented.” To read the full review, visit RTE’s website.
“[One]?of Ní Dhuibhne’s many gifts is her ability to make the old stories new and fresh.” Read the full review by Martina Evans online at The Irish Times.
“What gives this novel its power is not the literal subject matter of the book, which often threatens to overtake the prose in its tedium, but instead the artful language that invites us to meditate conceptually on the simple life Read on! →
The most overused epithet for an underrated writer is that she is a writer’s writer; that is to say that only other writers would be interested in her work for their own obscure and crafty reasons. éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s work Read on! →