Translated from the French by John Sturrock
The Centenary of the Russian Revolution
Boys in Zinc
Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich on the USSR in Afghanistan.
‘The Armadillo Man is watching her. She gives him a good show – the best she has to offer.’
Bread of Beirut
‘Whenever there’s the threat of violence, people rush to the bakery for bread, of course, but also, I suspect, for reassurance.’