There Are No Cups in Kafka’s Amerika

“Sword? One supposes a mistake, since Kafka never saw the monument. Yet it grows increasingly clear that Karl has landed in a nightmarish new world where everything is slightly off-kilter, skewed and disorienting. A bridge over the Hudson connects New York to Boston.” (Quote-Michael Dirda, WP | Image-Vanished Empires) Comic Moments in Literary Fiction #1 There’s plenty of reasons to laugh, so this series will explore the hilarious, laugh-out-loud moments found in serious,

New York City Bookstore Tour

A mysterious scroll arrived one St. Patrick's Day. I unfurled it to see this: My wife was taking me on The Great New York City Bookstore Tour, having hand-selected the bookstores that she thought would be most to my liking. The Great New York City Bookstore Tour - Part 1 First stop: 192 Books This one room bookstore was neat and organized but held a deceptively large amount of books. Of particular interest to me were the many works in translation. Left Bank Books On the day