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London Book Review Author: Absolutely Violent

In his putative review of Peter Handke’s Versuch ueber den Pilznarren (he never gets around to saying much about the book in question), Leland de la Durantaye quotes Jonathan Littell to the effect that if the poet Céline were alive he would try … Continue reading

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Charles Simic Translates Radmila Lazic

The current New York Review of Books includes Radmila Lazic’s “Psalm of Despair.” She was born the same year I was. I would like to write a poem about despair myself. On a long, dark, cold night it caught my … Continue reading

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Alex Caldiero Responds to Our REPETITIONS

Dear Zarko and Scott, after some time spent with your book, Repetitions, I wanted to respond, not in any complete way, but in a series of observations which I hope you may find helpful as you reflect on that work … Continue reading

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Forms of Serbian Fiction: David Albahari and Zarko Radakovic

Last night, after reading David Albahari’s novel Ludwig in German translation, a novel about a writer obsessed with a writer named Ludwig and with the city of Belgrade, where they both live, I stepped onto our deck that overlooks Utah … Continue reading

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The Book

The first two copies arrived today. Feels like magic to have them in my hands and eyes.

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REPETITIONS has been published!

Punctum Books has published Zarko’s and my book. They did a great job with the covers, using a drawing by Nina Pops. Click here to see their website and to download or buy the book. And it is available on … Continue reading

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“Repetitions” and “Vampires & A Reasonable Dictionary”

first announcement of our books: http://punctumbooks.com/titles/repetitions-vampires-a-reasonable-dictionary/

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Punctum Books: Our “Repetitions” and Our “Vampires + A Reasonable Dictionary”

Working with the editor of Punctum Books toward publication of these two books in English, Zarko and I just sent off the following: In 1994, after following a character in Peter Handke’s novel Repetition into what is now Slovenia and … Continue reading

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