On the 50-year anniversary of his death, the author of The Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden has never felt more relevant.
His rice fails the first and most important test of a meal: it’s disgusting.
The European Forum Alpbach in Austria is a sort of mid-year Davos.
Subtitled media was once for pretentious film nerds obsessed with Amelie. Netflix has changed this.
If it weren’t for the foodie revolution ten years ago, we’d still be eating tough sheep and wet oats.
The album features 14 dense, precise, tightly constructed songs – most refuse a traditional verse/chorus structure for shorter, stranger vignettes.
Clues, maps and unlikely disguises: all narrated in majestic Ondaatjean style.
Milkman is both universal and a distinctly Irish novel, a dark satire with a twist of Beckett.
Edugyan shows there is more to bondage than physical captivity.
The prose is so clear that it feels less like writing and more like a surrendering to memory itself.
All would agree that when children lose their parents it is tragic, yet orphans have so often been neglected and abused.