March, 2008

Two Questions for Chitra Divakaruni

by admin | Mar-25-2008

In her poetry, story collections and novels, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni explores the experience of contemporary Indian women, mostly immigrants to »

I must go down to the sea again

by admin | Mar-24-2008

Last Thursday, PEN chose a rather grand location to announce the participants in the next World Voices Festival: that would be the Queen Mary 2, docked out »

The Litblog Coop (R.I.P.)

by admin | Mar-23-2008

The Litblog Coop came on the scene in the spring of 2005 as a coordinated effort to promote awareness of—as its website put it—“the best of »


by admin | Mar-23-2008

If I Die in Juárez, University of Arizona Press, 2008.Stella Pope Duarte is also the author of Let Their Spirits Dance (2002) and the story »


by admin | Mar-22-2008

One beneficial result of the NBCC’s Critical Library series has been the rediscovery of hitherto-forgotten classics of criticism. Nothing surprised »

“After the Smoke Clears: Reviewing Writing about Africa”

by admin | Mar-21-2008

Fifty years ago the literary landscape shifted with the publication of Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart.” “The book wrote me,” »

Truth and Consequenses

by admin | Mar-20-2008

Speaking of truth in memoir, British author Sebastian Horsley has just stumbled on a new potential consequence for (a) writing a memoir that tells the »

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