Jackie Ess, Eve Babitz, Roberto Bolaño, Amit Chaudhuri, Roberto Calasso

Darryl is a wonderfully funny and big-hearted novel about a Taoist cuck. Darryl, the protagonist, gets turned on when he watches men have sex with his wife – but he starts to wonder if the cuck lifestyle is really for him. The novel is a classic journey of self-discovery, of an unhappy man searching forContinue reading “Jackie Ess, Eve Babitz, Roberto Bolaño, Amit Chaudhuri, Roberto Calasso”

Julio Cortázar, Roberto Calasso, Deirdre Madden, Sam Riviere

Many of Cortázar’s stories share the same form: two separate narratives (separated by time, by species, by distance) slowly become more similar, until they reveal they’ve always been the same narrative, pushing the reader into vertigo. They’re double narratives that hunt each other and both catch their prey. Calasso also writes about hunters who becomeContinue reading “Julio Cortázar, Roberto Calasso, Deirdre Madden, Sam Riviere”