‘Mother dumped my father,’ a friend of my wife was saying one day, ‘all because of a pair of shorts.’
The Centenary of the Russian Revolution
Boys in Zinc
Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich on the USSR in Afghanistan.
A Walk to Kobe
‘What I’m talking about is a different sea, and different mountains.’
The Seventh Man
‘I looked up at the sky. A few grey cotton chunks of cloud hung there, motionless.’