In her remarkable novel The Vegetarian, South Korean writer Han Kang explores the irreconcilable conflict between our two selves: one greedy, primitive; the other accountable to family and society.
The Door continues to be eerily resonant, as Szabó’s consideration of the changing sociopolitical terrain in 1950s–1960s Hungary speaks across borders of time and place.
Regina Ullman, the Swiss-born contemporary of Herman Hesse, Thomas Mann, and Rainer Maria Rilke, has finally made her English-language debut with a collection of haunting and beautiful stories.
To comprehend Palestinian literature, we must have an idea of what it is to be Palestinian today.
Memory—they tell me—has no translation.
“You’re not going to fool around with your friend’s girlfriend.”
One day / I’ll tear off my lips / and eat them / like candy.
The older I get, the more I realize how hybridized my cultural identity is.
The phantoms behind the white sheet were moving more quickly now.
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