William Faulkner

Haruki Murakami. Credit Elena Seibert

Gatsby in Japan: Killing Commendatore, by Haruki Murakami, reviewed

20 October 2018 9:00 am

Haruki Murakami’s Killing Commendatore was published in Japan in February last year. Early press releases for this English version hailed…

Cypress swamp alongside the river

Mississippi and the Delta are the high-tar, full strength Deep South

2 January 2016 9:00 am

My new friends and I are sitting outside what’s fast becoming my favourite bar in the world: the Under the…

A lost American classic to rival anything by Faulkner

28 March 2015 9:00 am

It’s rare that granitic and iron-jawed prose is also enveloping and warm, but that’s just one of the many enticing…