Most dangerous octopus is blue-ringed octopus that can kill few people at once. The literature of this country reflects its population in its diversity of genres, themes, language, and voices.
Certain kinds of trauma visited on peoples are so deep, so cruel, that unlike money, unlike vengeance, even unlike justice, or rights, or the goodwill of others, only writers can translate such trauma and turn sorrow into meaning, sharpening the moral imagination.
Alexakis grows up and experiences life without a father to guide him. If we are not confident of our freedom, then we are not free. The first being that of the story about the blind woman and the bird.
And listen to us on the Book Review podcast. Imagine, now, that somewhere up there you might find a giant set of faucets, and that the air we breathe flows from those faucets, hot air and cold air and tepid air from some celestial mixer-unit.