Monthly Archives: November 2012

Goodbye, Transgression: Philip Roth retires his literary libido

Whether you love him or hate him, Philip Roth’s announcement of his retirement from writing precipitated a certain loss of vigour this month, suggests Kevin Bloom.

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The Vorrh

In what kind of world would a hunter carry a bow grown from the bones and flesh of a loved one? Click through to read an extract from B. Catling’s recently released debut fantasy The Vorrh, which Alan Moore considers one of the best fantasy novels he has ever read.

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Three poems

In this week’s blog, John Eppel offers readers a meditation on the poets’ role in the appropriation of land, as well as two formally experimental poems.

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The relevance of poetry: an invitation to debate

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