Monthly Archives: June 2016

Is Tom McCarthy ‘a Kafka for the Google Age’?

Another entry in my Shelfie Project: Still in Prague and looking for something new to read, I saw Tom McCarthy’s Satin Island among the English language books at Palac Neoluxor bookstore on Wenceslas Square. I was curious about the accuracy … Continue reading

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Vanitas in Prague – and a Caveat

While in Prague I’m constantly aware that this urban landscape is hostile to the aging body. The pavement is uneven, there are lots of steep steps, and the cobblestone streets give ample reason to fear falling down. When I’m here … Continue reading

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