The Man with Two Heads‘To break our trust in these memories would be a cruel thing; to question their veracity, equally cruel.’ Elena Lappin investigates Binjamin Wilkomirski’s Holocaust memoir.
A Poet in Cuba‘Perfect totalitarian systems have always been in the vanguard: they modify not only the past and the future, but they also abolish the present.’ Reinaldo Arenas on Cuba.
Mr Salary‘They think you’re paying me for something, I told him.’ A story by Sally Rooney.
Jennifer Kabat on the Anti-Rent War, one of the earliest moments of rural populism in the US
How Do You Write a Memoir When You Can’t Remember?
Wendy Mitchell on writing a book while living with dementia.
Kevin Breathnach is on the verge of cracking up. An excerpt from the book Tunnel Vision.
Martin Goodman | Notes on Craft
Martin Goodman on why it took him twenty years to write his latest novel.
‘Some stories begin with an incident, or a set of enigmatic circumstances, or a scene indelibly witnessed, or the relationship of unlike temperaments, or even something as gossamer as a mood. And then there is the kind of story that is rooted in an idea.’