When I was born, the name for what I was did not exist
You need to surrender yourself to death before you ever begin, and accept your life as a state of grace
How can old wounds heal while maggots linger so richly?
Synopsis: The setting is a comedy club in a small Israeli town. An audience that has come expecting an evening of amusement instead sees a comedian coming apart on stage, an act of disintegration, a man crumbling, as a matter of choice, before their eyes. They could get up and leave, or boo and whistle … Continue reading Review: A Horse Walks Into A Bar, by David Grossman
Synopsis: Peter Leigh is a husband, a Christian, and now a missionary. As The Book of Strange New Things opens, he is set to embark on a journey that will be the biggest test of his faith yet. From the moment he says goodbye to his wife, Bea, and boards his flight, he begins a … Continue reading Review: The Book of Strange New Things, by Michael Faber