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I’ve been (slowly) working on a longer piece of fiction that I’ve mentioned here before, called Wolf Dream. It’s about a 19-year old woman in 1989 who meets a group of wolf shapeshifters in her small New England town and becomes enmeshed in their world. 412 more words


New publication: Ghost Writing in Contemporary American Fiction

Ghost Writing in Contemporary American Fiction by Dr David Coughlan of the School of Culture and Communication has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan.

The book is about the appearance of the spectre in American twentieth and twenty-first-century fiction. 189 more words

Culture & Communication

WHITE NOISE - Don DeLillo (1985)

White Noise is a famous novel. It’s one of the prime examples of postmodern literature, and it’s the book that made Don DeLillo big. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1985 – Ursula Le Guin’s… 981 more words


Non 1001 Book Review: Zero K Don DeLillo

Don DeLillo has several books on the 1001 list and a few of us predicted that his latest book would make the Man Booker longlist. One of our contributors hated the book and another contributor loved it. 593 more words


Don DeLillo: Zero K

Don DeLillo is concerned with language.  He is constantly separating the word from the very object, the label from the thing itself.  Zero K reads like a long, dense poem that contemplates not only language and its abilities, as any good poem should, but the world’s movement into the realms of what was once science fiction.  717 more words

Book Review

This Week In Books (Nov 9th 2016)

This Week In Books is a weekly update on what you’ve been reading hosted by Lipsyy Lost & Found . A similar meme is hosted by Sam… 958 more words

Book Reviews

David Foster Wallace: Fiction and Form

David Hering discusses how his new book led him to explore the Wallace archive

How did you discover David Foster Wallace’s work?

I actually read his journalism first, before knowing who he was – I read his piece in Premiere on David Lynch back in 1997 when I was in my teens, and remember thinking that it was very good and idiosyncratic, but not remembering his name. 2,226 more words