Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard
The Centenary of the Russian Revolution
Boys in Zinc
Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich on the USSR in Afghanistan.
Discoveries | hardcore thigh burn
This week’s Discoveries is full of rad poetry, translations and criticism.
‘His sheets smell of formalin. / She feels as if her insides // are outside her, in a freezer.’
Sara Wheeler | Is Travel Writing Dead?
‘Mass travel has liberated the form. No amount of package tours will stop ordinary life quietly continuing everywhere on earth.’