Blog Posts - Literature



The Bats Don't Have a Bedtime by Laurel Walther

“A great book for parents and kids!”The Bats Don't Have a Bedtime by Mrs Laurel A. Walther (Author), Emily Hercock (Illustrator)Parents will love that their children better understand the benefits of getting a good nights’ s...
by Riding & Writing on Dec 20, 2016

Evil That Men Do

Theologians, for the most part, gave up studying demons a long while ago. With the advent of modern medical science, the descriptions of demonic possession in the New Testament seemed pretty clearly to be cases of epilepsy. Since people in … Co...

Interview

An interview with yours truly on the not-so-gentle art of translation. Click the cover of my latest to read on.

20 Shakespeare Children’s Stories

William Shakespeare for kids. It already sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it? I love English literature but honestly, Shakespeare has always frightened me a bit. I am a book lover but I have never been fond of the works of Shakespeare. Until S...
by Simply Marina on Dec 14, 2016

La mantide – Daniele Vacchino – Il Foglio letterario – comunicato stampa

La mantide – Daniele Vacchino Il Foglio letterario “Dove il paese confina con l’arena e la terra diviene il letto del fiume, negli orli abitati che si affacciano sul bosco, c’erano vecchie cascine, che il fiume aveva preso a erodere ̷...
by Iannozzi Giuseppe on Dec 14, 2016

Recognition of Mr. Turtle

As some of you may know, I am a professional translator of Japanese fiction into English (a new translation project has, in fact, kept me from reviewing as of late…but stay tuned). My latest translation is of Yusaku Kitano’s science-ficti...

Call for Applications: KRITIKA 2017 Fellowships

The Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC) of De La Salle University-Manila is inviting young critics and scholars to apply for fellowship to KRITIKA 2017: National Workshop on Art and Cultural Criticism. It will be held on 3-6 May 201...
by The Intersections & Beyond on Dec 12, 2016

Nessuno può sfrattarci dalle stelle – Diego Cugia – La finzione non è mai stata tanto reale

Nessuno può sfrattarci dalle stelle Diego Cugia La finzione non è mai stata tanto reale Iannozzi Giuseppe Dell’umano cammino non v’è certezza alcuna, così potremmo dire. E però per tutti ci sono le stelle: non costano nulla, apparten...
by Iannozzi Giuseppe on Dec 10, 2016

VITA: ISTRUZIONI PER L’USO – La distopia di Ahmed Nàgi fra George Orwell e Jonathan Lethem

VITA: ISTRUZIONI PER L’USO La distopia di Ahmed Nàgi fra George Orwell e Jonathan Lethem Iannozzi Giuseppe Traduzione dall’arabo di Elisabetta Rossi con Fernanda Fischione e Barbara Benini – Prefazione a cura di Amnesty International...
by Iannozzi Giuseppe on Dec 5, 2016

LEXOPHILES (LOVERS OF WORDS)

1. A bicycle can't stand alone; it is two tired. 2. A will is a dead giveaway. 3. Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. 4. A backward poet writes inverse. 5. In a democracy it's your vote that counts; in feudalism, it's your Count...
by SNAP on Dec 5, 2016

Protest Reading

In these days of bold ignorance, reading in public is an act of resistance. A world that follows the uninformed to perdition requires those who stand as witnesses. Those who read. As a cabinet of the wealthiest people in the … Continue reading...

Rereading the Classics [Goldsmith]

Rambling about the works of Oliver Goldsmith, the reader may never be astonished at a spectacular vista but does enjoy a consistently picturesque one, punctuated with insights, apt images, and clever turns. Goldsmith may not take the reader swooping...
by Poetry on the Loose on Dec 1, 2016

Index

The index now features hypertext connections. Simply click on any title below to read it.Though this listing serves, I think, a clear purpose, not every posting falls easily into the categories. One essay might equally be placed under literary theo...
by Poetry on the Loose on Dec 1, 2016

December Is…

I saw a post entitled “How to Survive Christmas”, and I thought it was the saddest title I’ve seen in a long time. Survive Christmas? What happened to celebrate Christmas? But, it is no wonder that if we are not careful we are reduc...
by Dolce Bellezza on Nov 28, 2016

16 November 1849 a Russian court sentenced Fyodor Dostoevsky to death. At the last moment the execution was postponed.

On  16 November 1849 a court Russian him sentenced Fyodor Dostoevsky to death. At the last moment the execution was postponed.Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (b. November 11, 1821 - February 9, 1881) was one of the most prominent Russian writers,...
by Potent Scientia Est on Nov 16, 2016

Zoo or Farm?

It comes as no surprise, I hope, that I read lots of fiction. While not every book I read makes it onto this blog, a good many of them do, along with some I haven’t read yet. Bill Broun’s Night … Continue reading →...

Il Bastardo – Requiem per un morto – Capitolo undici – Iannozzi Giuseppe

Il Bastardo Requiem per un morto Un thriller di Iannozzi Giuseppe Cap. XI Dall’aeroporto Boryspil’ prendo un taxi che mi porti nel cuore di Kiev. La tensione è palpabile. Glielo leggo in faccia, il taxista teme che gli pianti una … Continu...
by Iannozzi Giuseppe on Sep 2, 2016

Picking a Classic Read with The Folio Society

I’ve been a bookworm for as long as I can remember. From my first Ladybird books to Enid Blyton, Astrid Lindgren and Michael Bond, I was hooked.  By my early teens I was heavily into Austen and the Bronte sisters and … Continue reading...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Sep 2, 2016

Index

The Index now features hypertext connections. Simply click on any title below to read it.Though this listing serves, I think, a clear purpose, not every posting falls easily into the categories. One essay might equally be placed under literary theo...
by Poetry on the Loose on Sep 1, 2016

Il Bastardo – Requiem per un morto – Capitolo dieci – Iannozzi Giuseppe

Il Bastardo Requiem per un morto Un thriller di Iannozzi Giuseppe   Cap. X Kiev non mi piace. Il cielo è di piombo: non si capisce se voglia diluviare o no. Il comandante annuncia che stiamo per atterrare e ci … Continua a leggere →...
by Iannozzi Giuseppe on Aug 31, 2016


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