Darke

Darke

Dr James Darke has expelled himself from the world. He writes compulsively in his ‘coming of old age’ journal; he eats little, drinks and smokes a lot. Meditating on what he has lost – the loves of his life, both dead and alive – he tries to console...
In Praise Of Philip Roth (1933 -2018)

In Praise Of Philip Roth (1933 -2018)

Philip Roth was unable to travel to London to celebrate winning the Man Booker Prize in 2011, so a few months later we went to him. A dinner in his honour was held at MOMA, in New York. Knowing I would be sitting next to him, I took some preliminary advice from my...