The Maulana bends down at the washbasin and draws water to his face.
Isis in Darkness
Margaret Atwood presents a man pining for his lost love over decades.
Do Not Say We Have Nothing
An extract from Madeleine Thien‘s Man-Booker shortlisted novel.
Zulu Romeo Foxtrot
Douglas Coupland on rock-star font Helvetica.
In Sight of the Lake
A women looks for control in a story by Alice Munro.
A mildewed dystopia from Camilla Grudova.
Fatima Bhutto on the Refugee Crisis
‘In a connected world, how can anyone close their doors?’
‘I have gone to the forest to lie among the moss and sleep under a canopy of trees. I have gone to the forest to root among the soil and listen to the birds.’
Fatima Bhutto | My Other Thing
‘If you happen to be friends with one of the world’s most fearsome food critics, don’t cook for him.’