Well, I had planned on reading all of Volume II yesterday but this refugee order blew up and I spent the rest of the day on Twitter. But I did get to page 108 and am in the battle of Austerlitz and I’ve got a bad feeling. I very much feel discouraged at going on,… Continue reading Tolstoy Journal, January 30, 2017
Here is a blog post about Trump that Dublin Review of Books just put up: The Bully I wish it had not had to be written.
Here is a review of the Irish novel Cre Na Cille by Mairtin O Cadhain, translated by Alan Titley, from Yale University Press, which is putting out another translation of the same novel in March 2016. I just received a copy of this new translation and will either publish a review of it or provide… Continue reading The Dirty Dust
Here is my latest book review: Bad Blood which appears in The Dublin Review of Books. Go with the good.
I am going to try to update this blog once a week to share what’s going on in my literary life. Right now I have two reviews that should be coming out soon: The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings should be appearing soon in America Magazine, and a review of Teaching Plato in… Continue reading Latest News
Here is a review I wrote of The Hemingway Log for Dublin Review of Books entitled Struggling for Sanctity