The writer Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) is most remembered in association with just one of his novels and the film version of it: “A clockwork orange”. But he wrote more than sixty books and – the subject matter of “The ink trade”, a constant stream of journalism. Writing was his raison […]
Corruption, embezzlement, kidnapping, money laundering and even murder, these are some of the unproven accusations against left-wing leaders in Latin America. Lies, manipulation and fabrications put together by the judiciary and conservative groups supported by some of the media. The objective: to block the possibility of an economic and political option that differs from the established one.
Some paperback novels work best when read at speed, to pass the time on an otherwise tedious journey when there is nothing more satisfying than immersing oneself completely in a delicious murder story. Sean Sheehan “Dark pines” is that kind of book and it features a reporter, Tuva […]
Wittgenstein was as astonishingly original in his thinking as he was in his personal life and a new publication makes this abundantly and endearingly clear. Sean Sheehan A two-volume “Portraits of Wittgenstein” was first published in 1999 but at a price that only libraries could afford. There is […]
A narrative has been created of a dictatorship and a failed State, whilst every step has been taken to conceal the true reasons lying behind the current situation in Venezuela, to hide the culpability of the United States and of right-wing governments in the region who look for ways to justify their intervention.