Don DeLillo: 'The Cloud'
“The sentence appears near the beginning of the book and it made me feel I was being addressed directly by the writer, whoever he was, a poet maybe, a poet-priest, I like to imagine. ‘Pause for a moment, you wretched weakling, and take stock of yourself.’…. And I read this book and began to think of God as a secret, a long unlighted tunnel, on and on. This was my wretched...
The ebook version of New Sun Rising: Stories for Japan has been released. It costs 5 American dollars at Amazon, and all proceeds go to the Japanese Red Cross. The hardcopy will come out sometime around September. It’s a hefty volume, with over 60 contributors of short stories, flash fiction, free-style poems, haiku and artwork. The anthology contains three of my haibun. All of the works...