HOMECOMING & EXILE: CHARLES BAMBACH THINKS THE POETIC MEASURE OF JUSTICE

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Charles Bambach Thinking the Poetic Measure of Justice: Hölderlin-Heidegger-Celan (SUNY press, 2013) by Tom Betteridge This volume is the latest in SUNY’s Contemporary Continental Philosophy series to address the legacy of Martin Heidegger’s notorious… Continue reading

MEET US at ‘DIALOGUE ACROSS DECADES: eSharp’s 10th Anniversary Conference’

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We will be speaking about Digital Publishing and the development of the Glasgow Review of Books at this conference tomorrow. We are very excited to be part of it, since all three of… Continue reading

MONSIEUR SIMENON HAS LOCKED HIMSELF IN

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Georges Simenon The Grand Banks Café translated by David Coward and The Mahé Circle translated by Siân Reynolds (both forthcoming with Penguin Classics, June 2014) by Graeme Macrae Burnet In November 2013, Penguin… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY CHRISTINE HAMM

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CHRISTINE HAMM has a PhD in American Poetics, and is a former poetry editor for Ping*Pong. She won the MiPoesias First Annual Chapbook Competition with her manuscript, Children Having Trouble with Meat. Her poetry has… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY SAM KOLINSKI, DAVID POLLARD, AND SALLY EVANS

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SAM KOLINSKI is a  Glasgow-based writer. He loves polysemy and is massively indebted to both Sam Willetts’ first collection ‘New Light for the Old Dark’ and the letter D, as well as John Burnside,… Continue reading

A CURIOSITY BEYOND THE IMMEDIATE: Miha Mazzini’s Crumbs

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Miha Mazzini Crumbs, translated by Maja Visenjak-Limon (Freight, 2014) by Emilie Anderson Crumbs is the best-selling novel in what is now known as Slovenia, published just before the country’s independence from Yugoslavia almost 25 years… Continue reading

FATE, COINCIDENCE, LIFE ITSELF – An Interview with Beth Fowler on translating Iosi Havilio

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Editor Rebecca DeWald travelled to Argentina and took books of and about Argentine literature with her, a literature which is receiving more and more attention in English at the moment. In this thread,… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY HENRY KING AND FIONA SHILLAN

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HENRY KING recently completed a doctorate on post-war English poetry at the University of Glasgow. His poems have appeared in New Poetries V, Magma and PN Review, and are forthcoming in Stand and The Rotary Dial; he blogs at Between… Continue reading

MAKING OUR DREAMS COME TRUE: JAMES FOLEY AND PETE RAMAND’S YES: THE RADICAL CASE FOR SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE

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James Foley and Pete Ramand Yes: The Radical Case for Scottish Independence (Pluto Press, 2014) by Tom Coles  1. Radical Skepticism A couple of weeks ago this reviewer attended the Glasgow Skeptics‘ discussion on Scottish Independence,… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY DANIEL BOSCH

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DANIEL BOSCH was awarded the first Boston Review Poetry Prize (1998) for four poems riffing on films starring Tom Hanks. His work has been published in journals such as Poetry, Slate, The TLS, Agni, Berfrois, The New… Continue reading

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