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April 24th, 2023

Self-Portrait as a Subject-in-Motion: A Review of "Towards a Theory on City Boys: Prose Poems" by Alton Melvar M Dapanas

by Sofija Popovska

When Jorge Luis Borges wrote The Book of Sand , it was an act of accidental clairvoyance. A real-world manifestation of this endless tome would hit ...read the full piece >>

Review

March 13th, 2023

Minimalist yet Luminous Multiplicity — A Review of "Water Has Many Colors" by Kiriti Sengupta

by Tabish Nawaz

My interest lies in locating the elusive self in the medium of life it is immersed in, observe its many shades as it splits along experiences, like a ...read the full piece >>

Review

February 27th, 2023

Behind Appearances — A Review of Sanaë Lemoine’s "The Margot Affair"

by Viviana De Cecco

Truth and lies, illusions and reality, loneliness and the life of a couple. These are some of the themes that are addressed in this book by Sanaë ...read the full piece >>

Review

January 15th, 2023

Reminiscing about Dignity and Unvoiced Love — 
A Review of Kazuo Ishiguro’s "The Remains of the Day"

by Lisa Schantl

As 2022 came to an end, I picked Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s prize-winning novel The Remains of the Day (1989) from my shelf, not knowing that it ...read the full piece >>

Review

December 5th, 2022

A Man’s Redemption — A Review of Desire Nana’s "Much Like Joseph (From Pit to Glory)"

by Viviana De Cecco

This is a book about poverty, violence, loneliness and pain, but mostly about faith in God, hope and redemption. It is the autobiographical story of ...read the full piece >>

Review

November 14th, 2022

Between Biotechnology and Ethics — A Review of Kazuo Ishiguro’s "Never Let Me Go"

by Margarita Beatriz Escobar

We live in a world where medical scientific experimentation has ramifications that reach deep into every aspect of our lives. Its discoveries could ...read the full piece >>

Review

October 24th, 2022

Legends Reincarnate — A Review of Kehinde Akano’s "Pajepolobi"

by Adewuyi Ayodeji

Nigerian writer Kehinde Akano is well recognized for writing against oppression and injustice in human society. He was the winner of the 2021 ...read the full piece >>

Review

September 21st, 2022

“We burned with the desire to ascend those slopes ourselves” — A Review of Amitav Ghosh’s "The Living Mountain"

by Damisha Salim

A story within a story, part dream, part memory of a grandma tale from childhood, The Living Mountain: A Fable for Our Times is a new, short work of ...read the full piece >>

Review

September 5th, 2022

Unearthing Coordinates Of A Lost Earth — A Review of "Sarva Anshantun Apan / The Coordinates Of Us" by Sanket Mhatre & Rochelle Potkar

by Kavita Parwani Talib

Behind every poem there is a secret message for someone and when you read Sarva Anshatun Appan/The Coordinates of Us , you might find a few of your ...read the full piece >>

Review

August 22nd, 2022

The Ministress of the Political Essay — A Review of Arundhati Roy’s "Azadi"

by Sam Dapanas

In her 2020 collection of essays, Indian novelist, activist and essayist Arundhati Roy takes up questions of language, cultural belonging, literature ...read the full piece >>
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