When I look at my vast and growing collection of literary works about faraway places it seems as though I have been obsessed with travel writing for a long time. In my imagination I have been to many villages and cities in the world; crawled up to a hut on top of a mountain; heard winds of the desert singing – my quest to know other people and lands never ends.
Alexis Wright | Is Travel Writing Dead?
Best of Best of Young American Novelists
This extract from Sherman Alexie’s second novel Indian Killer follows a boy stolen from his family and adopted into another.
Daniel Alarcón | Interview
John Freeman interviews Daniel Alarcón about book piracy in Peru.
‘For my mother and father, the past and present had both become foreign countries.’
Toni Morrison In Conversation
Toni Morrison, Mario Kaiser, Sarah Ladipo Manyika
Sarah Ladipo Manyika and Mario Kaiser interview the Nobel Laureate.
Amit Chaudhuri | First Sentence
‘A scene in which nothing is ostensibly happening will absorb me; so will a paragraph that contains no vital piece of information.’