Intertextual Ley Lines

Originally published in Subtexts: Essays on Fiction (Prague: Litteraria Pragensia, 2015) 51-63. As Pound noted in his portrait of the artist as an ironic man, the demand of the twelve …

Is this the ultimate ‘Prague Novel’?

“We are living in the Left Bank of the Nineties.” When legendary International Herald Tribune correspondent and founding Prague Post editor Alan Levy wrote these words, about “living in an …

The Prague Moment

There are cities in the world that exercise a particular influence over the minds of writers, artists and historians because they seem to manifest a type of spirit, a genius …

Radiantly Splattered, Part 2

“A BOAT RIDE OVER THE NIAGARA” Second through Brain appeared in 1920 at the Steegemann publishing house, in the dada series called “Die Silbergäule” (“The Silverhorse,” also obliquely invoked in …

Radiantly Splattered

Melchior Vischer’s Second Through Brain. “The first Dada novel,” translated by David Vichnar & Tim König. ISBN 978-0-9931955-1-8. Paperback. 220pp. Publication date: November 2015. Equus Press: London. Price: € 8.00 …

Prague’s history of the past 70 years

Prague’s history of the past 70 years: a “system” of competing entropies abolishing any sense of a singularly defined territory, the “consolatory faith” in a progression towards that X which …

Equus Press Book Launch & LiveMusic

With readings from Louis Armand’s CANICULE—poised between the poetic and perverse–and Thor Garcia’s rags to riches to revolution saga ONLY FOOLS DIE OF HEARTBREAK—a roaring assembly of the insane and …