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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.
‘A man will only return to his birthplace in the countryside when he is dead. This is our reality.’
‘I wanted to see a human’s expression after returning from space.’
‘What kinds of writing aren’t travel writing?’
‘Even in its subtler forms, the act of looking is an act of self-regard.’
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