July 29, 2016
Hisham Matar’s new memoir The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between is several books at once, depending on which way you hold it to...
Literature
July 11, 2016
After being a refugee for five years, Johnny returns to Juba, South Sudan on the day of its independence. But his homecoming is marred by...
Opinion
July 8, 2016
For over a week, social media has been ablaze thanks to a memoir written by a Scottish actress by the name of Louise Linton. It all started...
Literature
May 31, 2016
By walkie-talkie Bolha passed the order along to his managers: “Look alive there! It’s one bundle for Sergeant Gonçalves’s squad, two for...
podcast
May 25, 2016
From urgently written poems in response to war in Gaza or deaths in the Meditarranean to poignant and incisive social media posts, Jehan...
Literature
February 29, 2016
Chris Abani is easily one of most important voices in literature today. He has published over a dozen books and is the recipient of the PEN...
podcast
February 11, 2016
Yuri Herrera's Signs Preceding the End of the World (translated from Spanish by Lisa Dillman) is a strange and dreamlike narrative: the...
blog
February 7, 2016
The Jaipur Literary Festival is the largest free festival of its kind in the world, featuring critically-acclaimed writers representing...
Literature
January 28, 2016
Their life in Belgium already seemed like something that happened to someone else. Sometimes, Agu and Prosperous spoke of it, not of...