A blank page. A dark stage
Festival author and dancer Tishani Doshi on the fearlessness required in both writing and dancing.
Mer, Mer, Mère
"The sea is my life, our life, the mother's breast of all living things", writes author Yann Queffélec.
Living in a Society of Fear
There are so many things you can do wrong. Essay by Heinz Bude, sociologist and author.
Alisa Ganieva and Russian understanding of history
Ideology and propaganda in Russia during the Soviet era looked to the future and the dream of socialism’s ultimate triumph. Today, however, the glorious past has taken over the role of symbolic capital for the powers that be.
The Cartographer and the Rastaman
Where is “arguably the most vigorous and exciting body of poetry in our time” being written? According to Stewart Brown and Mark McWatt, the answer is the Caribbean.
Read Inger Bråtveits essay about Dubravka Ugrešić.