In July of 1883, an average middle-class Jewish family in an average suburb of Prague (then in Austria) ushered into the average world a new creature: Franz Kafka. He would never forgive them for this unnatural act of torture.
Franz kept his neurosis quietly to himself throughout his childhood, r
One of the preeminent figures of contemporary literature, David Foster Wallace has assembled the variety of his influences – Jorge Luis Borges, John Barth, Robert Coover, Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon – and saved them from the self-immolation it seemed that academia was increasingly drawing them t
Liana Paré a restless teenage artist, she is always wondering in & out of her mind to discover inspiration in people & in nature. (Especially the 'typical' forms of ugliness). Paré sees with the eyes of a giggling child in her visual arts & poetry. The painter & poet & endless philosopher is an Art
Jorge Luis Borges had a twisted sense of time. He placed us on the precipice of an infinite event, concentrating past, present, and future in a single coruscating constellation of time. Inspired by the philosophy of Leibnitz, Borges always presented us with a multiplicity of possible worlds. But