In 17th century Venice, moral lines were significantly blurred. Berwyn Lewis discusses the murky overlap of religion and prostitution in her novel, Venice’s Virgin Mother.
Elif Shafak’s success is built on great conflict. She illustrates the endless clash between the people and the state, religion and the self, and man against woman.
The term “Kafkaesque” is bandied about the round table of discussion, but what the hell does it mean? And what of the man’s body of work?
Enemy of the State, moralist and voice of the people…but what made Dostoevsky Dostoevsky and why does his work still resonate?