Guest post: Around the world in 28 novels, by Kent MacCarter (part two)

28 books, 28 authors, 28 countries... and one year by Kent MacCarter See part one What are some of the hurdles in finding all the books? Translations into English, and the lack thereof, has proven to be the largest hurdle in cobbling together my reading list. Not a surprise. It’s my own fault I’m not … Continue reading Guest post: Around the world in 28 novels, by Kent MacCarter (part two)

Both ways is the only way she wants it: an interview with Maile Meloy

As the title indicates, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want it (Text, May 2010 in Aus, Riverhead US), Maile Meloy's engaging collection of stories, is about the fear, desire, pleasure, confusion and complications of wanting it both ways and sometimes having it so. It's like Guido's dilemma in Fellini's 8 1/2 - he wants … Continue reading Both ways is the only way she wants it: an interview with Maile Meloy