“Smoke and stout, hills and rain”

“Cork, Ireland: The Place of Literature in a City Rising” by James O’Sullivan 

“As the city rises, so too will its literature, and it is through our authors that we will find the corpse paths we so desperately need. The voices that speak for any city soon become its architects, their words operating as histories, warnings, and inspiration: here is how a city should rise, they explain. Whether or not anyone is listening, in Cork we can at least be grateful that our architects are still dreaming.”

To read the article in its entirety, follow this link to the BLARB (Blog: Los Angeles Review of Books). 

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