October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

China Miéville’s portrayal of the Bolsheviks' rise to power is a captivating and inspirational description of the revolutionary moment, when everything is possible.

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Smashing The Mirror

William Wall introduces Dave Lordan’s new essay collection, The Word in Flames

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I Bought A Heart

Fiction Issue 18, Volume 2: Spring 2011

William Wall

William Wall is the author of four novels, three collections of poetry and two volumes of short fiction. His work has won many prizes including the Drue Heinz Prize, The Virginia Faulkner Award, The Patrick Kavanagh Award, The Sean O’Faolain Prize and many more. He was longlisted for The Man Booker Prize. His work has been translated into many languages and he translates from Italian. ‘Wall, who is also a poet, writes prose so charged—at once lyrical and syncopated—that it’s as if Cavafy had decided to write about a violent Irish household.’ (The New Yorker)