Stories By Garan Holcombe
A Tribute to Hunter S. Thompson: A World to Fear and Loathe MoreOctober 29, 2021
Three books changed my life. George Orwell’s 1984, Robert M. Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of...
Stanley Kubrick: The Legacy of a Cinematic LegendOctober 28, 2021
Many continue to see the director’s films as cold and cynical, as being somehow stripped of...
Spanish Cinema: Almodóvar and AmenábarOctober 26, 2021
With camp, hedonistic and sexually vulgar films, notable for their strong, flamboyant women and their comic,...
The Collector by John FowlesOctober 20, 2021
Fowles was a writer who always seemed content to remain in the shadows, on the edge...
Man in the Dark by Paul AusterMay 19, 2020
The novel is narrated by August Brill, a writer, a widower, an old man. Brill is...
Mania: A Short History of Bipolar Disorder by David HealyMay 19, 2020
He refuses to accept the dominance of money over medicine and the alarming diagnoses of bipolar...
Diary of a Bad Year by J. M. CoetzeeMay 10, 2020
His cold restraint, often criticized, is the source of his tremendous power as a novelist. His...
30,000 Years of ArtMay 10, 2020
‘Coffee table book’ is a familiar pejorative used to describe an intellectual lounge ornament which, should...
The Flawless Skin of Ugly People by Doug CrandellMay 7, 2020
Hobbie suffers from acne vulgaris, which has forced him into a retreat from life. ‘Other than...
The Uncommon Reader by Alan BennettMay 4, 2020
There is also something conversational about the way he writes, a straightforwardness, and a beguiling, gentle...