Eve Babitz: I am a stacked 18 year old blonde on Sunset Boulevard. I am also a writer.
“People with brains went to New York and people with faces went to LA. When they reach 15 and their beauty arrives, it’s very exciting, like coming into an inheritance……and it’s fun to be around when they first come into the money and how they spend it and on what”. – Eve Babitz. The voluptuous […]
We need to start talking about…….Yoko Tawada.
“In Tawada’s work, one has the feeling of having wandered into a mythology that is not one’s own”. – Rivka Galchen, New Yorker. Utterly original. Stories that sit in that intersection between hallucination and reality. The Bridegroom was a Dog. It’s an erotic fable…… and why not? The Naked Eye: A Vietnamese woman is kidnapped […]
Who Is Patrick Modiano?
“The more things remain obscure and mysterious, the more they interest me. I even try to find mystery in things that have none.” – Patrick Modiano. He doesn’t know either. Or rather, what he does know, he shares with us in a series of novels that have the kind of atmosphere that one finds in […]
Why You Must Read: Annie Ernaux.
“It’s the work of a novelist to tell the truth. Sometimes I don’t know what truth I’m looking for, but it’s always a truth that I’m seeking.” – Annie Ernaux. It isn’t easy to look away once that truth is revealed. Links are what Ernaux has always been after. She has been devoted to a single […]