The novel opens with les boat-people, a belittling term under which Vietnamese fleeing from occupied/liberated (depending on whom you are speaking to)
Why I am not Going to Buy a Computer
Back in the 1980s Wendell Berry argued that he does not need a computer to write, despite everyone around him saying so.
How to do Nothing
When someone announces on social media that they are going to take a break from it, we no longer smirk. What seemed funny and pretentious just a few y
MEETINI: Remixing the Weekend
Is it a mirage? Is it a dream? No. It’s Meetini.
The High House
This April it’s Jessie Greengrass and The High House, which tells the tale of a small group trying to survive in a flooded holiday village in Englan
Eat a Peach
David Chang is a charming egomaniac, and his book Eat a Peach is a testament to his career as a chef...
Klara and the Sun
This book is one of the most anticipated of 2021, not only because it was written by the Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature...
It’s been a year since we collectively emptied store shelves and ran ourselves into product shortages, so when I read Don DeLillo’s words on super
A Room of One’s Own
In the light of the upcoming celebration of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, it seemed appropriate to choose a text this week that con
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Who wouldn’t agree with the title of this short story - a good man is hard to find indeed - and so is good company for dinner! But you’ve left it