“The Emotion-Recollected-in-Tranquility Racket”: On J. D. Daniels’s “The Correspondence: Essays”

Rather, the experimental, patchwork structure of this text suggests an attempt to get beyond all of that, to transgress the limitations of the various commercially viable literary formats, in order to produce something that feels authentic and faithful to lived experience. For example, a scene from an airport terminal in London, where Daniels observes a

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Nothing Will Go Back: An Interview with Dr. Andrea Pető of Central European University

They’re getting more scholarly attention now. So I was inspired by a feminist walk in Novi Sad, Serbia, which I saw while visiting the city for my book launch in the early 2000s. It’s a very good example of the methodological and moral challenges that somebody faces while doing an interview. Andrea Pető’s writing earlier

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In Peru’s Brush with Autocracy, Lessons for the United States

Of course, I knew the United States was not perfect — not by a long shot, with its history of racism and discrimination, its mass incarceration, its harshness toward low-income people. Trump’s failure to fully disengage from his businesses, his use   of family members in senior government positions, and his lack of transparency about

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‘We Live in a World of Science Fiction’: Into the Unknown at the Barbican Centre

These include Okorafor’s Binti, Beukes’ Zoo City, Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s Wizard of the Crow and Mohammed Dib’s Qui se souvient de la mer, amongst a host of others. The overwhelming popularity of, for instance, Bruce Miller’s TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale is due in no small part to the perception that its

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