New ARC site is up!
My new website on the JFK Assassination Records Collection is now up at jfkarc.info. Stop on by!
Category Archives: Literature
Cormac McCarthy was one of the best American novelists of the last 50 years. Despite his sometimes difficult style, I’ve taught him in writing, literature, and translation classes. There are, however, suprisingly few Chinese translations of his works. The Road … Continue reading
Arthur Koestler’s novel Darkness at Noon, inspired by the Moscow show-trials of 1936-38, is one of the most important novels of the twentieth-century. Koestler originally wrote Darkness in German while he was living in Paris, supposedly between 1938 and 1939. … Continue reading
Here is the story on BBC. This was a surprising award; with the possible exception of Isaac Bashevis Singer, this is the first time someone who writes primarily short stories has won the Nobel Prize for literature. Even Singer is … Continue reading