A Few Things I am Working On

In the tradition of City Lights Books and Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s “I Am Waiting,” I am working very slowly on a process and I am working on re-acquiring the previously acquired and I am working on the counter-offense, the protracted war, and the Kishi-inspired-insurgency that never ended and I am working on my fingernails badged by reprints of Hamburg Fremdblatt and news of bombs over the … Continue reading A Few Things I am Working On

Im Dienst des Diktators: Translation [2] — The Korean War Years

Having now read a bit more than half of the new memoir/expose by former North Korean arms dealer Kim Jong Ryul, I wanted to share a few more thoughts about the book and translate another portion of the text. Although the book is getting attention for its detailed description of DPRK purchases in Vienna and the German-speaking world, not so many Anglophone commentators seem to … Continue reading Im Dienst des Diktators: Translation [2] — The Korean War Years