Though marred by some sloppy writing and digressions, Brown’s book provides a valuable counter to a justice system in thrall to wealth and influence.
As a leader of the Anthropodermic Book Project, Rosenbloom has for years been ensconced in the realm of anthropodermic bibliopegy – in lay terms, the practice of binding books in human skin.
The manuscript, deemed by the French government a national treasure, is one of the most controversial and frequently banned works ever published.
The novel, which won the 2021 Man Booker International Prize, questions where duty and friendship end and insanity begins.
The novel is among a series of recent thrillers that focus on writers behaving badly.
Huysmans shared his protagonist’s disgust with humanity and longed to create a new kind of literature.
A Borgesian story about literary posterity and the fickleness of memory, from an Australian master.
A powerful monument to what the short form is capable of from “the most influential writer of American short stories in the second half of the 20th century.”
Irish author Flattery’s novella-length story is an enthusiastic evisceration of the patriarchy and institutional pomposity.
Conrad’s story is at once a version of a doppelgänger story and an examination of repressed psychology and moral ambiguity.