In advance of our Mark Z Danielewski event on Tuesday, we take a little time out for a closer look at the postmodern genius of House of Leaves.
Do join us on Tuesday. The event will take place at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation at 6.30pm, and support will come from the winner of the Dundee International Book Prize, Nicola White
Get your tickets before they sell out.
If you guess the connection between these names, you get a free lens cap.
Some words just spine chilling.
On Tuesday, April 15th, we will host a book talk and signing with Mark Z Danielewski. He has a brand new edition of Fifty-Year Sword out on Cargo Publishing. You can buy your tickets for that event here.
In this, and two other blog posts, we appreciate the stunning beauty of his classic House of Leaves.
“hollowed out… beneath the belly…”
Lists and lists and lists.
Here are the 2013 Booker Prize longlistees and their anagrams. With apologies to Colum McCann and probably-favourite Jim Crace who have a pretty unanagrammable names…
Ha Swat =Tash Aw
About Wool Naively = NoViolet Bulawayo
Tolerate Canon = Eleanor Catton
Rear Hives = Eve Harris
Hurried Chaos = Richard House
Jail-Hair Hump = Jhumpa Lahiri
Monocled Alias = Alison MacLeod
A Trenched Melon Lost = Charlotte Mendelson
Uh, Zero Kit = Ruth Ozeki
Annoy Lard = Donal Ryan
Climb In Too = Colm Tóibín