From Omnivoracious: An Excerpt of “The X-Files”…for Kids
From London Review of Books: Sionaidh Douglas-Scott: The Withdrawal Bill
From London Review of Books: John Lanchester: It Zucks!
From London Review of Books: Marina Warner: The Liveliness of the Dead
From London Review of Books: Patrick Cockburn: Endtimes in Mosul
From London Review of Books: Jonathan Raban: Granny in the Doorway
From Granta Magazine, The New Man | Devorah Baum and Josh Appignanesi in Conversation with Hisham Matar.
From Granta Magazine, Pop-Up People.
From Granta Magazine, Would You Care to Enlarge on That? | Discoveries.
From Granta Magazine, Nothing to be afraid of | State of Mind.
From Granta Magazine, Sarah Hall and Tessa Hadley In Conversation.
From Los Angeles Review of Books: Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman recently co-edited Kingdom of Olives and Ash, a collection of essays about the Israeli occupation.
From Los Angeles Review of Books: On the afternoon I witnessed a sparsely attended sitting of South Africa’s Marikana Commission of Inquiry in November 2013, I heard the testimony of Brigadier Adriaan Calitz, one of the police commanders present at the notorious massacre of striking platinum miners on August 16, 2012.
From Los Angeles Review of Books: The following essay serves as the introduction to Ghassan Zaqtan’s The Silence That Remains: Selected Poems, translated from the Arabic by Fady Joudah, which is out today from Copper Canyon Press.
From Los Angeles Review of Books: The following is an excerpt from Yuri Slezkine’s The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution, published this month by Princeton University Press.