as a road should never do,
closed off even as it continues
towards its green retinue
in a long grey disguise.
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A woman fights the homely fate of her name.
An accident that renders a child brain-dead changes the dynamics of his immigrant family.
A hopeful story against the backdrop of a horrific massacre on the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in 1937.
This extract from Sherman Alexie’s second novel Indian Killer follows a boy stolen from his family and adopted into another.
John Freeman interviews Daniel Alarcón about book piracy in Peru.
‘Underneath the leaves that stack my upper lip / the reindeer do not share their love.’ Translated from the Korean by Jake Levine.
‘The place I thought I knew best had become unknown territory, by the perhaps not-so-simple process of taking a few steps.’
‘Even astronauts describe / our air as thick enough to slice / and spread on toast for breakfast.’
This week’s Discoveries is full of rad poetry, translations and criticism.
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