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Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria

Now that Apichatpong Weerasethakul's new film Memoria has been announced in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival, Fireflies Press reveals a gorgeous art book that chronicles the film's genesis and creation.

Words from a Wider World: Julián Fuks

Julián Fuks, one of Brazil’s rising literary talents, has won or been nominated for a clutch of prestigious prizes and seen his work translated into more than 10 languages. His novel, Resistance, is an examination of family, identity, belonging and…

Godshot: A Novel by Chelsea Bieker

Drought has settled on the town of Peaches, California. The area of the Central Valley where fourteen-year-old Lacey May and her alcoholic mother live was once an agricultural paradise.

What Occurs at Night time by Peter Cameron

Humorous and haunting, gothic and dazzling—What Occurs at Night time is a novel in contrast to something you’ve ever learn. Referred to as “astonishing” (Michael Cunningham) and “thrillingly mysterious and gorgeously written” (Sigrid Nunez), it’s a spellbinding Franz Kafka-Wes Anderson story a…

The Humorless Ladies of Border Control

A one-of-a-kind travelogue exploring the intersection of literature, politics, and punk rock idealism in Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia, Ukraine, and Mongolia “Changing the Country, We Apologize for the Inconvenience” —street sign in Kyiv In 2009, musician Franz Nicolay left…

A Little Fable [Franz Kafka] by Vincent Stall

“A Little Fable” (“Kleine Fabel,” in the original German) is a paragraph-long short story masterpiece by Kafka. I ran across a wonderful mini-comic adaptation of it by the American comic book artist Vincent Stall around 2004. A little fable –…