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New from BWLB: “Detour” a novel by Michael Brodsky

“Detour,” a novel by Michael Brodsky (BWLB, ebook $ 5.99, print $23.99) Detour charts the struggle of a film-crazed young man to shape his identity; it is also about his resistance to doing so at every turn. Owning an identity can mean being straitjacketed, condemned to a living death; language becomes both an escape from […]

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New from BWLB: “Three Goat Songs,” by Michael Brodsky

We are continuing to reissue Michael Brodsky‘s entire catalogue. This is installment #3. “Three Goat Songs” is a series of variations on a theme. It is divided into three novellas, each about a man who sits on a rocky coast by the seashore, contemplating. Herbs of goats come there to graze. The man is a […]

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New from BWLB: “Stanley Kubrick: The Odysseys,” by Fabrice Jaumont

“Stanley Kubrick: The Odysseys,” by Fabrice Jaumont ($ 9.99, 140 pages) April 2, 2018 was the 50th anniversary of a 1968 premiere screening in Washington, D.C. of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. The film remains the most fascinating cinematographic adventure given to experience. As a tribute to the masterpiece, and to the maestro himself, […]

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New release from BWLB: “Relative Man” by Ionel Petroi and Ivanka Stoïanova

“Relative Man: the Music of Ionel Petroi,” by Ionel Petroi and Ivanka Stoïanova. Born in Yugoslavia into an ethnic Romanian family, raised in Serbia, groomed in the Paris music circle before relocating to New York, if anything, provide a strong metaphor for Ionel Petroi’s “Musique Relative.” What came first the relative identity or the music? […]

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