May 5, 2014
The Twitter and Tumblr campaign of #WeNeedDiverseBooks , an initiative aimed at highlighting just how lacking in diversity the literary...
blog
April 30, 2014
In Alison Flood’s article, “Writers attack ‘overrated’ Anglo-American literature at Jaipur festival,” writer and filmmaker Xiaolu Guo (...
blog
April 19, 2014
I am forty years old now, and you know forty years is a whole lifetime; you know it is extreme old age. To live longer than forty years is...
blog
April 11, 2014
Fairy tales have been significant cultural staples since long before the Grimm brothers came along, and today they have found a profitable...
column
March 30, 2014
Just weeks after the US invaded Iraq in March of 2003, narratives about the conflict began to flood into publishing houses. Although there...
blog
March 7, 2014
For a genre that’s been around for barely more than half a century, young adult literature has exploded in popularity, resulting in a...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Translator's Preface “Surrender” is a dark and complex depiction of the life of Dipok, a former militant who has left his organization and...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
As Ilham awoke, he sat up. To his right Showket lay on the edge of the mattress, his eyes half closed and genies of sleep lingering over...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Preface Set in 2007, around six decades after a rebellion burst out against Indian rule in the Northeast Indian state of Nagaland, this is...