The essence of Franz Kafka by Robert Crumb and David Zane Mairowitz

Robert Crumb & David  Zane Mairowitz, Kafka Published 2007 bt Fantagraphics Books (First published 1990), 176p American cartoonist and musician Robert Crumb together with David Zane Mairowitz managed to express the essence of Franz Kafka in a black and white illustrated biography that covers both the life and work of the Jewish writer. I still… Continue reading The essence of Franz Kafka by Robert Crumb and David Zane Mairowitz

Young Susan Sontag reveals in her early diary the most intimate thoughts on education, writing, sexuality and marriage

Susan Sontag, Reborn. Early diaries 1947 – 1964 Published 2009 by Penguin, 320p   The first volume of Susan Sontag’s diaries, edited by David Rieff, her son, and published after the author’s death is a fascinating reading on the mind of a great intellectual, a self-portrait of a sensitive woman in continuous development. In 1947… Continue reading Young Susan Sontag reveals in her early diary the most intimate thoughts on education, writing, sexuality and marriage