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‘Talk about magical items!’ Where Karen Joy Fowler writes

May 21st, 2015

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Karen Joy Fowler, author of Sister Noon and Booker-shortlisted We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, takes us on a tour of where she writes. When I was a girl, I had all sorts of places where I...

A question for László Krasznahorkai

May 21st, 2015

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László Krasznahorkai was born in Gyula, Hungary, in 1954. He has written five novels and won numerous prizes, including the 2013 Best Translated Book Award in Fiction for Satantango. In 1993, he won...

The Lights of Pointe-Noire by Alain Mabanckou: excerpt

May 21st, 2015

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The taxi drops me outside Chez Gaspard. I almost turn back: it’s a rough-and-ready restaurant in the Grand Marché district, and it’s full and very noisy. A few customers have been waiting patiently for a...

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