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...
Reportage
November 25, 2014
Soleimanieh, Iraq Try walking away from a refugee in need. He’d just been explaining to me how a muddy, overcrowded camp for the internally...
Literature
November 12, 2014
Was I ever young enough to want to go out on New Year’s Eve? Or even to want to just stay up until midnight so that the new year wouldn’t...
retrospectives
June 1, 2013
Shortly after it was published, Clara Sereni’s pioneering autobiography in recipes Keeping House (La Casalinghitudine) became a cult for...
Literature
March 7, 2013
Neerumoni was the first one in the family to suspect that those books were the reason behind all those sounds and strange incidents. Anil...