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Letter of a Madman

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July 2011

Guy de Maupassant

TR. Will Stone

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July 2011

Introduction by the translator In the early hours of 2 January 1892, sensing the approach of insanity, the renowned French writer Guy de Maupassant...

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Issue No. 2

The Brothel

Kit Buchan

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Issue No. 2

I unearthed a little brothel in the spring of forty-three, It was captained by a midwife who was ninety...

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Issue No. 2

Letter to Jim Jarmusch [Broken Flowers]

Jon Thompson

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Issue No. 2

What they’ll know of us in future years: the large interiors of our suburban homes were designed by others...

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Issue No. 2

Portraits of Pierre Reverdy and Three Poems

Sam Gordon

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Issue No. 2

ANDRÉ BRETON The most memorable thing about our meetings [around 1919-1920] was the almost complete bareness of the room in...

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June 2011

Testament: Two Poems

Connie Voisine

poetry

June 2011

Testament What’s the difference? You might wear it out touching, touching, not buying. Like a snail on a stick,...

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June 2011

Beautiful Poetry

Camille Guthrie

poetry

June 2011

‘Being so caught up So mastered.’ Yeats     I was too shy to say anything but Your poems...

Malcolm Starke Died Today

poetry

June 2011

Kit Buchan

poetry

June 2011

Malcolm Starke died today who rang us most nights so late that it could only be him. He’d been there forever sinking audible coins...

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May 2011

Two Prose Poems From 'The Sacrifice of Abraham'

Alexander Nemser

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May 2011

The Rabbis   As the purple light of evening descended, women sang blessings over silver candelabra, and a group...

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February 2011

Mainly about Roth

Aidan Cottrell Boyce

poetry

February 2011

From the start he was thrown in at the deep-end when the head keeper just handed him a pail...