Nathan Scott McNamara also contributes at Literary Hub, the Atlantic, the Millions, the Washington Post, Electric Literature, and more. Follow him at @nathansmcnamara, or read more at nathanscottmcnamara.com.
From Isolated Places: Fleur Jaeggy’s “I Am the Brother of XX”
Nathan Scott McNamara discusses the isolation from which Fleur Jaeggy writes “I Am the Brother of XX.”...
Midnight Madness: Franz Kafka’s “Investigations of a Dog: And Other Creatures”
“Investigations of a Dog: And Other Creatures” offers a glimpse into Franz Kafka’s crazed late-night writing sessions....
The Waterfall Coping Strategy: Patty Yumi Cottrell’s “Sorry to Disrupt the Peace”
Patty Yumi Cottrell’s debut “Sorry to Disrupt the Peace” asks how to live with trauma....
A Surreal Argentine Western in César Aira’s “Ema the Captive”
César Aira’s “Ema the Captive” is a surreal Western that causes you to lose your sense of proportion....
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